Incident DJI Matrice 300 unregistered,
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Date:Friday 17 November 2023
Type:DJI Matrice 300
Registration: unregistered
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Carlisle, Cumbria -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Carlisle, Cumbria
Destination airport:
DJI Matrice 300 UAV: Substantially damaged 17.11.2023 when collided with overhead power lines while involved in a possible bird strike (or attempting to avoid a bird strike) over Carlisle, Cumbria. The incident was the subject of an AAIB Correspondence Only Report dated 11.1.2024, and the following is the summary from the report:

"The UAV moved un-commanded into a power line, either because it was hit by a bird or because the UAV detected the bird and moved autonomously [to avoid a bird strike]".


1. AAIB Correspondence Only Report dated 11.1.2024:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
23 October 2023 unregistered Private 0 Colwyn Bay, Conway, Clywd, Wales sub
27 November 2023 unregistered Private 0 near Ripon, North Yorkshire sub


Revision history:

15-Jan-2024 08:27 Dr. John Smith Added

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