Aeryon SkyRanger – Accident – 2020-12-19

Drone Manufacturer: Aeryon
Drone Model: SkyRanger
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2020-12-19
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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The battery latch became disconnected in flight resulting in a loss of power and control.

Reported Cause

Photographs of the UA at the accident site and data from the UAS manufacturer indicates that the most likely cause was that the battery had not been correctly latched prior to flight.