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  1. Marcel

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    I made my first longer Litchi mission two days ago and suddenly the drone started falling down at around 200m height. After falling for a bit (felt like ages watching it on the screen) it caught itself and continued the mission.

    Since i don't want to loose my P4 anytime soon I would like to know what happened and how to avoid it?

    Password: p4


    Will post the logs after I figured out how to get them from Litchi.

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    The mission: Mission Hub - Litchi
    Log: HealthyDrones.com - Innovative flight data analysis that matters
     
    #1 Marcel, Jun 27, 2016
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2016
  2. alokbhargava

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    Share your mission with us. Logs also will help us analyze the cause.
     
  3. JWarren

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    I think it's safe to say it's not hardware related.
     
  4. Marcel

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    just added the Mission+Log. From what I can see there there were winds up to 42 mph. On the ground it was just a light breeze though.

    Yes im pretty sure of that. The P4 is only 2 weeks old. But I might have made a mistake in creating the Mission and to avoid such mistakes in the future Im best off asking here. This time I was lucky it caught itself.
     
  5. JWarren

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    That would have scared the bajeebers out of me.
     
  6. Marcel

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    It did. And I am still not sure what caused it.
     
  7. Mavstar

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    Hi Marcel, I have had a similar problem but expect that mine didn't recover and fell into the cliff between mountains.

    I was flying about 9 minutes and everything is going perfectly, I was on my way back to land 30min high and 60 meters far. The P4 went in a endless loop on itself and crashed. So far, I can see on the IPad video (frame by frame) before the crash, is that the front left motor shutdown for 2 sec before I can see that prop starting again.

    It doesn't look that you had the same problem as I had but maybe they is a link between the two. I lost it and i still don't know the cause of it.

    It was its 10 flights and 3 months old. I have had P2 before for 3 years and never had any problems with it.