Aeryon Scout – Accident – 2013-08-25

Drone Manufacturer: Aeryon
Drone Model: Scout
Country: Canada
Type: Accident
Date: 2013-08-25
Applies: Daytime
Pilot Qualifications: Approved by Public Safety Agency or Company
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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A13O0164: An Ontario Provincial Police Aeryon Scout (Ver 0.5) UAV was operating 1.5 nm SW of Baxter, ON as part of a police investigation.

During the climb phase the vehicle experienced a mechanical failure. A motor arm separated from the UAV and the craft fell 139 feet onto a road surface below.

There were no injuries. The unit was destroyed. The vehicle has been sent to the manufacturer for inspection and analysis.

Reported Cause

Structural failure.