DJI Unknown – Accident – 2018-11-14

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Unknown
Country: Australia
Type: Accident
Date: 2018-11-14
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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During flight, the remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) began to oscillate uncommanded. While the operator was attempting to land the RPA, the engine failed and it subsequently collided with terrain.

Reported Cause

Loss of control and motor failure. The post-flight inspection revealed that the Enable Vision Positioning setting had not been turned off, which resulted in interference with the sensing capabilities of the RPA.