DJI Mavic 2 – Accident – 2021-03-22

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Mavic 2
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2021-03-22
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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The UA was being flown in a disused quarry and the battery charge was 35% at takeoff. After about 4 minutes the UA automatically initiated a ‘Return-to-home’.

Reported Cause

It didn’t climb to its pre-programmed height of 80 m and collided with a tree at the top of the quarry, then fell 4 m to the ground.