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Phantom Crash, related to Battery fault?

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by quadroger, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. quadroger

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    My DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ fell from the sky on my 73th flight which happened in 1 minute and 21 seconds after the 30% low level battery warning came. The motors suddenly stopped to work and the phantom fell from the sky. There was no 16% low level battery warning nor did the phantom go to the self-landing. After the crash the battery level was 0%.
    Here is the crash video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aQPejb ... nwhk_R-I-A
     
  2. Green_Phantom

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    Batteries fail. It happens. Even the safest most fool proof things have a failure rate. About the only thing they could do is to install an "Oh $#it" battery into each battery pack that only gets accessed if the main pack were to fail. Like a hidden 750mAh battery or something. Like the recovery partition on a computer's hard drive that manufacturers put on there.
     
  3. quadroger

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    Agree, nothing is 100% perfect, that's why I think they should investigate to find out what happened so they can improve the Phantom?
     
  4. tmartin62

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    No offense but most of the places in that video looked liked risky places to fly IMO. Anything can fail. I'm sure others have varying opinions but I try NOT to fly where there is risk of hurting someone or causing some type of incident if something does fail.

    Again, that is just me.