Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: M300
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-october-november-2021/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-october-november-2021
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After about two minutes of flight, the UA fell, out of control, to the ground and suffered substantial damage. A subsequent inspection of the wreckage identified that the arm holding one of the motors had not been correctly secured, and the pilot stated that this had not been visually checked before flight.
Pilot pre-flight error.