SwissDrones Unknown – Accident – 2018-10-24

Drone Manufacturer: SwissDrones
Drone Model: Unknown
Country: Australia
Type: Accident
Date: 2018-10-24
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Hours
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During climb, lifting an advertising flag with a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), the turbine engine overheated and failed resulting in a collision with terrain.

Reported Cause

Post-flight it was determined that the weight and aerodynamic drag of the flag were greater than the design limits of the RPA.