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  1. B

    Mavic 2 Pro - Hicksville, Ohio

    I lost a Mavic 2 Pro tonight around Hicksville, Ohio The GPS coordinates show it in a cornfield. I scoured the field but I could not find it. It appeared to fly crazy when it got near high tension power lines. If you see it, please let me know. I'm sure it's sad and lonely right now. :(
  2. B

    Mavic 2 Lost to the Ages

    It’s a sad, sad day when you lose your drone. You leave the 99 to go after the one that’s lost and when you cannot find it you grieve. In anticipation of spring I decided to fly tonight because it was so calm out. The sun was nice this evening and it was all good. The drone flew high and the...
  3. C

    Controller was off and Mavic Air didn't returned to home

    Hi all, My controller was uncharged and off when I was flying above the Atlantic ocean from one Iceland beach. Mavic Air was on 19 meters attitude, 370 meters from the Home point, had 20% battery and Return To Home attituded = 30 meters. Signal lost was set as Return To Home (by default). Here...
  4. C

    Lost my Mavic Pro! GPS Signal?? HELP

    Hi everybody, I went for a flight with my DJI Mavic Pro today. The wind was so strong that it blew my drone away, we were following it with the car until it run out of battery and tried to land, in exactly this moment (video) signal turned off. It landed in the middle of a sugar cane field...
  5. D

    Help! Lost Mavic Air signal during Litchi Waypoint Mission, not seen again since! :(

    Hello brilliant people. Today I tried to use the Litchi App for the second time on my life. Guess what? after about a minute signal was lost and drone never returned home. I live on a small mountain and the waypoints are marked where terrain is ascending - see images 1+3 below. Also, I defined...
  6. D

    2 Zoom Issues

    Hi everyone. I would call it ‘3 Zoom Issues’, but getting the top of my finger cut off by the props while trying to catch it in the air is just my own stupidity. 1. I was flying in Tijuana, Mexico and was about 2 miles away from the drone when it lost signal. I panicked, but thankfully it...
  7. I

    Crushed....

    Long story short: I lost my beloved Mavic Air yesterday afternoon. While flying a short litchi mission from my house, I lost contact with the drone (for the first time ever) about 3/4 of the way through the mission. Without panicking I hit the RTH button, expecting to hear the drone buzzing...
  8. G

    Flyaway, over water, crash and... warranty replacement!

    I thought I’d share my first flyaway experience. Having flown everything from tiny training aircraft through to AscTec Falcon 8’s and heavy lift Octa’s both personally and commercially for about 7 years in 15 countries, I’m very lucky to have only had 1 major crash, my fault, lost orientation...
  9. C

    I screwed up, lost drone

    I changed the home point, lost contact,, flew the drone well out of visual sight range, ran out of battery, and wasn't watching the drone, all at the same time on a remote hilltop. It'a all my fault. DJI Flight Log Viewer - PhantomHelp.com I went to that last spot, and the drone could not be...
  10. DownandLocked

    Unusual - Lost Mavic - Need Help

    Situation - Flying a Mavic Pro using DJI Go 4 Point of Interest to orbit around a building recently destroyed in a fire. I had prechecked the area prior to initiating the orbit for obstructions but, obviously not thoroughly enough. Three quarters around the counterclockwise orbit, hit a tree...
  11. I

    Got in panic with police and lost Mavic. Critical battery vs RTH?

    Writing one of those posts I hoped I’d always read and never need to write myself... Driving home on the freeway, saw a really beautiful sunset in a particularly scenic place that ‘needed’ to be filmed. Pulled over on the side of the road and flew the Mavic around for a full battery worth of...
  12. R

    Lost: Mavic Pro - Leucadia/Encinitas CA

    Lost my Mavic Pro last Saturday April 14th at Beacons Beach in Leucadia. It was a little confusing as to how I could not see the thing - later on video footage revealed that I landed it a little south of the Beacons Entrance past the wall. I think that it was far enough away to avoid the...
  13. P

    Decoding data from RC

    Hello Mavic users, today after my samsung S7 died during the flight, I hit the RTH button, but subsequently got into the critical battery landing. The drone got lost. All I have is some logs in the phone (but not usable, since the last flight is not stored) and also a black box data from...
  14. D

    Lost my Mavic Air in a first day

    Hello! I would like to share my sad story how i've lost my dron in a first day. I've recieved my mavic air as the birthday gift and lost it in third flight. I'de been flying in mountains of Montenegro, when dron have switched to the low battery RTH mode and start moving home (as i think) I've...
  15. M

    Mavic flew away

    Hi everyone, today my mavic flew away(or drifted away). It was about -10°C, bit windy, great visibility. I was about 400m high, then compass error showed up so i started descending. First an iPhone died because of the cold i think, then compass error and yaw error appeared and mavic went from...
  16. L

    Lost drone in maldives - help needed

    Hello So as the title says. After a good couple of long flights around the island was trying to get a straight shot and lost connection at just 1500 ft .the map shows me in the ocean but that's land where it took of from it's how maldives is .I got the RTH going as soon as I saw something...
  17. S

    Lost MP into lake trying to fly off sailboat - dumb mistakes

    Putting up this post in the hopes that I might save someone else from dropping their MP into the drink. Bottom line, my overconfidence cost me my MP. Situation: Was out on a buddies sail boat on Lake Erie. Hand already done several hand launches and catches from power boats before, so did not...
  18. J

    What is your mavic doing when connection is lost?

    Hi guys, I was flying in Lisbon and there was too much wind so I decide to go to the other side of the river! 3km from my home location! When I was there I was trying to land, but 100 meters before landing my controller and phone disconnected the drone and I couldnt find the drone back at the...
  19. S

    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Hello all, my friend pointed me to this forum, and suggested I share my story on here, so here it goes. I bought the Mavic Pro right around the end of December 2016, and received it sometime in January. I flew it all over my home area dozens of times without issue, so I was pretty familiar with...
  20. S

    Lost drones, how common?

    Hi all, I'm working on a project regarding lost drones. Hearing about flyaways and people losing their drones is no fun. I posted a similar thread on PhantomPilots and besides the fact that this is also relevant to Mavics, it will help me gather more accurate data. I would appreciate it...