Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Matrice 210
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-april-may-2021/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-april-may-2021
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The operator started the rotors and the UA took off to a height of about 5 m where the response checks were carried out. After the first check the UA turned, but did not respond to control inputs and struck a tree. The UA sustained substantial structural damage.