Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Mavic 2
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-june-july-2021/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-june-july-2021
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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’.
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.