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Who doesn't like a good crash?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by llyons92, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. llyons92

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  2. sonof40

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    Well that's a *****. What happened?
     
  3. fastfed

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    it says on the link you lost it and looking for help, how did you get the video?
     
  4. Digdat0

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    That sucks, was a great video too. Did you recover the aircraft? Maybe a bird in the area?
     
  5. Gary M

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    Only one of two things. Bird strike or sudden prop loss.
     
  6. Heisnuts

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    There might be other possibilities. You should see my current saga with my P3A (Need help analyzing fall from the sky).

    When it happened the first time I was convinced it was a bird strike even though I did not see any birds (it was at almost 400 feet so I figured maybe I just missed it), and it could not have been a missing prop since it recovered itself before hitting the ground and I was able to fly back home with no problems and even have several successful test flights after a cold IMU calibration and compass calibration.

    Now when it happened again the next day (also from almost 400 feet) and then sank to the bottom of the ocean, I am thinking there must have been an intermittent motor or circuit board failure. I contacted DJI yesterday and they sent me an email asking for me to fill out their support form and flight records, which I sent back yesterday. I am still waiting to hear what they say. Fingers crossed they can help out after they review the flight records.
     
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    Eerie video. I thought you would crash while backing out from the bridge.
     
  8. Pharm

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    Didn't you post this video quite a while back? I remember the guy on the bridge. Ah, yes. Here it is:

    Lost my girl today
     
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  9. llyons92

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    Used the go cache to recover the video. Never recovered the craft


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  10. HWCM

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    I thought so too, I have seen this video before a while back.
     
  11. HWCM

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    The first time this was posted was in June, you are just hearing back from DJI?
     
  12. NoWheels498

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    Was that first 5 minutes was as painful to watch as the crash?


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    Should've put the background song of the song you were singing/rapping

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