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Professional Lost signal, then crashed

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by BDub, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. BDub

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    Took my usual flight at the local AMA airfield which I have flown at many times without problem. This time, I launched and flew flawlessly for about 5 minutes and was only about 100' away when all of a sudden, the drone either lost signal or had the motors stop and it tumbled out of the sky and crashed. It was a basically a total loss with repair estimated at $740. Does anyone have any ideas about "interference" or firmware problems?
     
  2. Lifted Chevy

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    Did it still have all four propellers / hubs after the crash? I lost a propeller and the phantom crashed.
     
  3. With The Birds

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    Lost signal and fell out of sky simultaneously suggests power system failure.
     
  4. msinger

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    BDub, did you check out the DAT flight log (or at least the TXT log)? They usually reveal what happened.
     
  5. BDub

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    It seemed to me that it was a power system failure. Yes it had all four props attached after the crash. I didn't check the file log yet, but I will.