DJI Mavic 2 – Accident – 2022-03-12

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Mavic 2
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2022-03-12
Applies:
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-february-march-2022/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-february-march-2022
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Description

The UAS was being used for calibration of a Fire Alarm Beam Detector within an atrium. While hovering at a height of 15 m the UA suddenly moved closer to the building and struck a wall, before falling to the ground. The legs, camera and body of the UA sustained significant damage.

Reported Cause

Pilot error.

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