DJI Phantom 4 – Accident – 2018-03-30

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Phantom 4
Country: Australia
Type: Accident
Date: 2018-03-30
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Hours
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During aerial surveillance operations, the remotely piloted aircraft’s (RPA) motor failed. The RPA collided with water resulting in substantial damage.

Reported Cause

Motor failure.