Italy-based drone pilot Gianmarco Gabriele was filming a horse in full gallop, flying his drone around it, when the animal ran full-bore toward him.

Because he was flying a first-person view drone, or FPV, with a full headset and handheld radio controls, he didn’t see it coming. The horse bowled him over, knocking off his headset and sending the drone, pilotless, into the dirt a few yards away.

You can see what he was filming on the unhappy end here:

Sources:  Instagram; Vice

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