iFlight Chimera4 – Accident – 2021-08-03

Drone Manufacturer: iFlight
Drone Model: Chimera4
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2021-08-03
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-august-september-2021/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-august-september-2021
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Whilst carrying out a test flight the connection between the controller and UA was lost. The pilot was unable to reconnect with the UA and it entered its fail safe mode. It fell uncontrolled, landed heavily on a shop and damaged roof tiles.

Reported Cause

Loss of communications link.