Too close to the car on landing

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A few days ago I flew over a farmer's field while parked on the side of a country road. I took off a fair distance from the car, but as to not attract attention when I fly I sometimes try to block what I am doing from the view of passersby. Long story short, I landed by the car and the Phantom 3 flipped over completely and landed upside down with the props still spinning.

Do not attempt to reproduce this horror. Instant queasiness.
 
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did you perform CSC? i flipped mine doing CSC to shut down the motors, i just use minimum throttle now.
 
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Yes especially in dusty areas, or high grass.
 
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hand catching is easy.... plenty of threads here about it. Let it hover just above your head. grab with one hand, left stick down with other hand.... I won't even take a chance of having the Phantom flip when it lands on the ground....
 
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Yeah, sounds like you did the CSC to shut down the motors. It's highly unlikely that the car would have anything to do with a flip like that.
 
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It was auto landing at the time of the flip.
 

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