DJI Mavic Pro – Accident – 2021-09-21

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Mavic Pro
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2021-09-21
Applies:
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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Description

Whilst operating over open ground, control was lost and the UA was substantially damaged when it landed in brambles. The pilot, having seen something detach from the aircraft, believes that the battery fell out during flight.

Reported Cause

Loss of battery.