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Found my P3 a month later

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Askaraboz, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. Askaraboz

    Jun 11, 2015
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    I lost my P3 about a month ago flying in Philly and couldn't find it. Everything was as per usual but it lost contact and then never returned to me as it would normally do. I was flying around a new construction building at night. I looked high and low, went up 40 flights of unfinished building trying to locate my P3 . No luck. I went to the site manager the next day and he said they'll do a thorough sweep of the building and let me know if they find anything. They didn't. I though maybe one of the construction guys took it. (Btw the construction manager loved the video I took and said they'd be interested in having a video of construction as it gives them a great way to monitor progress. So for people who are looking to make money with their birds go visit your local tall building construction sites). Anyway, after I sold off all my extra batteries and accessories I get an email today from a head of security at the hospital across the river from where I was filming saying they got my drone and I can pick it up whenever. Have no idea how they got my email since I had no stickers on my bird but I'll ask them.
    So my question is: can I get anything out of DJI for that drone? I mean it went in the opposite direction from where I was and disappeared. The flight record showed it initiated return home and the battery was at 60% but it just vanished.
  2. flyNfrank

    Feb 1, 2014
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    Indy, USA
    You want dji to pay you for your aircraft that had a error, and now you no longer want it?

    Btw, I might be interested in it. Click on my screen name and send me a conversation (a PM) if you to get rid of it.
  3. Meta4

    Meta4 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Jan 8, 2014
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    If you still have the app on your phone or tablet, you might be able to find out what the problem was from the flight data stored there.
    Go to http://www.phantomhelp.com/LogViewer/Upload/
    Follow the instructions to upload your flight record.
    There are people here that can often find an explanation from the flight data.