Who comes off worse, the bird or the quad?
You have to take your hat off to this guy who braves what appears to be icy water, tring to save his DJI Phantom before it descends into the murky depths.
UAV pilot, Chris sent us this video he took while flying his DJI Phantom at Lakes Entrance in Victoria Australia.
You won’t believe what happens after his Phantom hit’s the top of a yacht mast, at a reasonable clip too. If you ever doubted the build quality of flying abilities of the DJI platform, check out this video.
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There are some amazing shots in this drone crash compilation. I particularly like the one where a dog attacks the Phantom. Hopefully no animals were hurt in the making of this video.