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You won't believe this! My Mavic 2 Zoom hits wire and keeps flying!

pickett22

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I'm on the island of Molokai, Hawaii filming a horse galloping - prior to starting I did see the wires (no power to them) in the distance and set the drone to fly above the wires.
I am following the horse and I don't see any wires on the smart controller screen and then suddenly wham - my friends gasped, I look up and see the bird flip flop around and then settled into a hover. I was so amazed it didn't fall done. I readjusted the height and kept going. Afterwards I didn't see any damage to the body or props.
Kudos to DJI for making one tough bird!

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Perhaps the legs only tipped the wire.
That or the height gave it recovery time.

I snagged a power wire to a building in a park which flipped similarly to yours, but crashed. Only about 7ft or so to ground though.
 
I'm on the island of Molokai, Hawaii filming a horse galloping - prior to starting I did see the wires (no power to them) in the distance and set the drone to fly above the wires.
I am following the horse and I don't see any wires on the smart controller screen and then suddenly wham - my friends gasped, I look up and see the bird flip flop around and then settled into a hover. I was so amazed it didn't fall done. I readjusted the height and kept going. Afterwards I didn't see any damage to the body or props.
Kudos to DJI for making one tough bird!

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Quite a testimonial!
Wondering if you brought the drone in for inspection after the collision?
 
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Luckily you didn't bring down the wire and cause a blackout! ;)

Glad your bird is Ok and didn't get stuck on the wire!

Once I was skimming fast right above a wheat field and at the last second saw fence posts go by, crossed a barbwire fence by just a few inches.
 
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