Incident DJI Mavic 2 Pro unregistered,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 361377
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Date:Sunday 10 September 2023
Type:DJI Mavic 2 Pro
Registration: unregistered
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Cowes Harbour, Cowes, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Vessel in Cowes Harbour, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Destination airport:
DJI Mavic 2 Pro UAV: Substantially damaged when collided with a sailboat mast in Cowes Harbour, 2 km off Cowes, Isle of Wight. 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 remote pilot was operating the 907g UAV from a ship anchored approximately 2 km to the nearest land. The UAV was about 100 metres from the ship when the remote pilot noticed a sailboat was approaching toward it. Believing that the UAV was in the path of the sailboat, the remote pilot moved the UAV an additional 20 metres away from the ship. Video footage from the UA, however, shows the top of the sailboat mast colliding with the UAV and the UAV tumbling down the main sail onto the deck below."


1. AAIB Correspondence Only Report dated 14.3.2024:

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Revision history:

16-Mar-2024 17:51 Dr. John Smith Added

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