A DJI Phantom 4 RTK unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was being operated in an automated flight mode when one of the four propellers detached whilst in-flight. The aircraft rapidly descended and struck the ground.

The incident occurred on 2 Dec 2020. No one was injured.

The UAS, a DJI Phantom 4 RTK, was being operated in an automated flight mode to survey a railway track and surrounding infrastructure when one of the four propellers detached whilst in-flight. The aircraft rapidly descended from a height of 70 m (230 ft) where it struck the ground in the rear garden of a house. No one was injured.

This investigation has reviewed the new UAS regulations introduced on 31 December 2020 concerning the safe overflight of people and data available to assist in risk assessments.

Two Safety Recommendations are made to the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Access the full report here.

Source: Press Release

UAV DACH: Beitrag im Original auf https://www.uasvision.com/2021/05/21/uk-accident-board-report-on-dji-phantom-crash/, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von UAS Vision automatisch importiert. Der Beitrag gibt nicht unbedingt die Meinung oder Position des UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Das Original ist in englischer Sprache. Für die Inhalte ist der UAV DACH e.V. nicht verantwortlich.