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Drone Stuck In Powerlines at Train Station.

Discussion in 'News' started by Blue Bird, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. Blue Bird

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    Thought I would share..



    Looks to me like a 3DR Solo..
     
  2. flpholt

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    yep it probably lost signal and flew away
     
  3. Blue Bird

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    According to the news, They could not get it down for an hour or so. They finally had to get a boom truck and take it down by hand.
    Amazing that it wasn't shorting out from the water blast. Looks like it was stuck by the gimbal.
     
  4. GoodnNuff

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    One of the dangers of night flying - power lines are invisible in the dark.

    This happened here in Seattle last year with an Inspire, but it was hung up 150 feet above Lake Union (over water). It cost the power company $35,000 to remove it using a crane on a barge. Not sure if they ever found the owner so they could hold him financially responsible.
     
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    It's those guys with the black drones that give us other guys a bad rap.
    <snort>
     
  6. DroneDestination

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    :tearsofjoy::tearsofjoy: This is why 3DR Solos are garbage.