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  1. C

    Drone crash

    Hello all! 2 days ago I crashed my drone. Long story. Anyways I can’t find the dang thing. In my flight log it shows the yellow flight path and then shows where the path stops and the drone continues. Why did the yellow stop? Is it estimating where it landed? How accurate is this? It even shows...
  2. J

    Crashed my Mini 2 into a Tree and need help on which parts to get in order to repair it.

    Hello, I crashed my dji mini 2 today, via flying into a palm tree and not knowing what was above me, judging on based by the damage it looks like I only I need shell repair kit, considering that the retractable arm are intact, and NO I do not have DJI care for this Drone.
  3. J

    Installed new main board, gimball ribbon cable, and esc to main flat cable. Now mini has tons of lost

    Ok soil crashed my mavic mini. Had to replace the motherboard, the gimbal ribbon cable. And the ribbon cable connecting the esc to the motherboard. After I got it all installed I tried turning the drone on and I'm getting every error in the book popping up and the drone won't do its boot...
  4. NightFlightAlright

    Tree Crash and Recovery

    So, my first week with the DJI Mini 2 and THIS SHOT (with sound) This happened right at sunset... I very clearly miss judged the height of this one tree. Something of an optical illusion made me think it was no more than 30 feet tall… In reality it was closer to 80 feet tall. And I could...
  5. F

    Gimbal Stuck Faced Down

    I crashed my Mini 2 and snapped a piece in the gimbal housing. I disassembled, added glue, set it over night and it was intact. After reassembling properly, at start up, after the gimbal does it’s checks, it’s almost as though the camera gives up and ends up facing downwards. Any ideas?
  6. C

    Mag interference crash

    So it crashed after getting mag interference, body and battery landed in separate places, the battery looks like it exploded but not sure if the casing just split open upon impact. Opened up the body to see if there’s any damage but can’t really see any? But it turns on with another battery...
  7. E

    Trying to recover flight data from a crash... please help!

    Hello all, Unfortunately last week I crashed my Mavic 2 Pro. The short story is, I was flying very low to the water on this beach, near some trees as well. Now, this spot was only 1km from the Home Point but I kept having signal issues (really only had 1 bar to manage for taking pics and vids)...
  8. T

    Homepoint change

    First time flying in the desert and near a mountain. I was flying over the desert at Sycamore Creek a couple days ago. I was about 300 feet above my truck following a mountain ridge. I had my range limit set about 4000 feet away. All of a sudden my home point changed and I didn't realize...
  9. C

    Blown battery, landed in water - help with diagnostics

    Hello everyone, 2 days ago my mini 1 crashed into the sea. I was flying in line of sight some 50m from the shore when it suddenly dropped straight into the sea. I managed to recover the drone at a depth of 10-12m and is structurally OK, but the electronics might be gone. I opened the drone...
  10. F

    Air 2S gimbal stuck

    I had a slow sideways crash at 5 feet. After witch the gimbal is getting stuck when I pan down to 68 degrees. Once there it becomes overloaded and is stuck. It will then jump to 30ish degrees until finally resting to zero. I have normal movement from +24 to -68. It appears to reach 90 degrees in...
  11. L

    1 Month old mini 3 pro RTH landed itself on ankle deep sea water. Help needed!

    On Sunday Morning, I brought my 1 month old Mini 3 Pro to nearby beach to take video of a resort there. Then nightmare happened when after i decided to update my home point to RC, it somehow updated the home point on the sea. Not realizing that, when the battery is low, I tried to control it...
  12. S

    DJI Mini 2 Crash and gimbal now shakes

    So the inevitable happened to me last week and I crashed my drone breaking my dji mini 2 arm and my gimbal has started shaking up and down which is the more pressing issue for me. DJI fly will not let it recalibrate and I cannot rotate up or down. I contacted DJI support, but they were very...
  13. D

    Mini 3 Atti mode crash - is this clearly user error or potentially a malfunction?

    Hey everyone, My drone took off from an almost identical flight 20 off minutes earlier and wouldn't increase altitude or stop drifting forward due to GPS issues. This resulted in a crash. The response from DJI was as follows: 1. The aircraft worked under ATTI mode after it took off. 2...
  14. B

    Broken Mini 2 after crashing in to tree....and then down! Repairable?

    Hi all. I did a Dronie and miscalculated where it was headed and crashed in to a 40ft high tree. Thanks to the Find My Drone, I found it, could hear the beeps but couldn't see it. Minutes later, torrential rain and thunderstorm. I went back 24 hours later to see that it has blown to the floor...
  15. J

    DJI software bug surrounding authorised boundaries caused me to lose my drone to the sea

    I'm going to save myself time and link to the reddit thread. I'm hoping some of you can help me out by reading the log and telling me if I have an argument here for a replacement. For ease, the log can be found here: I also...
  16. Yaros

    Minor crash - change propellers or not?

    Today I took off partially under a tree and then flew right into the tree, the drone got stuck, I retrieved it back and flew it one time, it flew okay after that. However, after checking the propellers, they are fine except that the paint is missing in some parts of the propeller. Should I...
  17. J

    Mavic 2 zoom flyaway and crash seconds after take-off

    Hi all I have included the flight log for the info but last night I set up to fly my drone in Newcastle. I had 11 - 12 locked gps' and the home point was recorded. I did a compass calibration right before it too. I took off, and flew forwards towards the river then as I let go of the sticks...
  18. P

    Mini 2 Crash, what to do now?

    Hi, Today I crashed my mini 2 whilst flying through a hollow tower. The gimbal has come off and the cable has broken, the camera itself looks okay. The back right arm is also broken. The main casing as has a crack and a chip. (See pictures) I do not have DJI cover. What do you think my best...
  19. V

    Mavic Air 2 Crashed!

    Good day Pilots! So I crashed my mavic air 2 yesterday. Flying reverse in to the wall. Luckily I found it after extensive search. This is the damage: - Camera is still dangling on the working cable, and it works. - gimbal is broken and the cable is ripped from one motor. There are some...
  20. basejumper

    Lost my Air to the river...couple of questions

    Had my Mavic Air for a few years, use it a lot, its been good. I foolishly was in sport mode getting low to the water for a nice shot along the river while on the edge of the river in my boat, I then had a brain fart. The angle of attack changes massively when in full speed using sport mode, and...