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Professional Dropped Dead mid flight

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Seattle, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. Seattle

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    Hello fellow pilots. Flying along at about 30 ft. and boom she drops dead, falls into about about a foot a salt water. I soaked it in freshwater, dried it out, she fired right up but the motors are scratchy and the camera is foggy. I have video of the incident. Will DJI cover the in flight failure? What can I do?
     
  2. msinger

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    It depends why it dropped dead. If you did a CSC, they will not cover it. Post your flight logs here and we can review them to help explain what happened (unless you already know).
     
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    Where are the flight logs?, hmmm I only have the video on the card?
     
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    You can find them on the mobile device where DJI GO is installed. If needed, you can find instructions for retrieving the logs here.
     
  5. TheLightSpeedz

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    Mine fell out of the sky and hit the ground. The fixed mine. No questioned asked. Mine suddenly fell at 93 feet to its death. The motors and just about everything was smashed


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  6. seansmithwfd

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    They fixed mine as well after a 300 foot fall. Took about ten days.
     
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    What was the cause of these falls.this is my fear.


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    it will be interesting to see this log...
     
  9. TheLightSpeedz

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    Who knows the cause. But it seems to be surrounding a bad firmware update.


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  10. Seattle

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    Hey there thanks for the help. I uploaded the flight to healthy drones!!!
     
  11. msinger

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    Can you post a link here?
     
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    i think you need to fix your link...
     
  14. msinger

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    Seattle, you can get the link we need here:

    Healthy-Drones-Share-Link.png
     
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    That analysis doesn't reveal much. Please post the TXT file you uploaded here.
     
  17. RVD98072

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    Looks like compass errors to me. Did you calibrate your compass successfully before the flight?
     
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    Yes I did..I think
     
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    Here is the file, thanks friends
     

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    It shows that you lost some satellites right before you crashed causing your drone to flip back and forth between ATTI and GPS mode.
     
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