3DR Solo – Accident – 2017-07-18

Drone Manufacturer: 3DR
Drone Model: Solo
Country: United States of America
Type: Accident
Date: 2017-07-18
Applies: Daytime
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.safecom.gov/safecom/17-0590
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UAS landed in water. The airframe and camera were retrieved from the stilling basin. Potential issues: downdraft {winds were calm…}, motor failure {the airframe had tipped over several times during the day during landing}

Reported Cause

Loss of power.