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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by JustJ, Feb 19, 2016.
Have you lost a P3P.. or know who has ???
Dji phantom 3 professional 4k
See if it has an FAA number in the battery compartment! Give a few more details but not an exact where the owner would only know.
It's a UK ebay item and "find" , we have no need for registration numbers (yet !) but the serial number is visible and dji may have a log of the owner for warranty.
So what happens in this situation when a "lost" and sold drone is bought by someone.
The new owner registers it as their drone, but it has been registered with someone else- Would DJI send an email to the original owner and say their drone has been re-registered?
Are there any legalities here?
My brain soggy today. You did say UK. Thanks for help wake me up. DJI won't help with the numbers, they consider it privacy.
Thanks for trying to reconnect it with the owner. If you don't find him in thirty days it's yours. What kind of shape is it in?
If it has, it has flown a bloody long way to get to the UK!
In the UK we have a Law which is "Theft by finding", if an item/cash of value is found you can take reasonable steps to find the owner yourself , if that fails then it must be handed in to the Police, if you are unable to then you must inform them and they will arrange for it to be collected. After a period of time if it is unclaimed you are informed, if you want it you can generally have it , obviously certain items are exempt, firearms etc, then and only then are you entitled to dispose of it as you please. The "Seller" on ebay has not gone through the process and is committing a criminal act whether he likes it or not. TBH if he handed it in to the Police and the owner claimed it he is more than likely to receive a small reward, legally gained, and he may end up with a new mate !
It's all these Storms coming in from the West !
Police don't take lost/found property reports anymore. They've got far too much to do sorting out Facebook slagging matches and drunken idiots. There's a website www.reportmyloss.com that has a database of lost property. It doesn't seem very clear how you report items you've found, though...
This guy says he's tried to locate the owner through FB and Gumtree, but tbh putting it up for sale on eBay isn't the most honest or sensible thing to do imo.
Following recent experience they do still accept lost/found but also advise you to list it. (Heavitree Police Station Exeter, same force that covers where the P3P is.)
Wow, the second lost P3 found in the UK this week.
This one was found in Swansea, and was also briefly on eBay.
Phantom recovered from the sea