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lost drone
516 2 2018-7-7
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Flight distance : 21161 ft

Hi  another lost drone  

this time launched off a big boat

hovered for a few seconds (not able to control it in auto takeoff) and it pitched off the side of the boat and sunk ,, no time to go after it and it want down in the sea rapidly  
was not  able to dive in and retrieve as sunk so fast

I have logged an issue with Dji

my error ?? had no issues with drone before around boats

very disappointed no more shots of beautiful Bermuda on holiday

have Dji refresh but no drone

my log

was looking at youtube videos of lost drones at sea and this is exactly what happened to me

thanks for help

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DJI Stephen
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Hi. I am sorry to know what happened to your DJI Mavic Air. Please create an online repair request on this online link ( ) so that our DJI repair team will be able to know what happened to your Drone. Please sync the flight records as well using the DJI Go 4 application.
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First Officer
Flight distance : 1498789 ft
Hong Kong

A lot of things can go wrong on boat. Not recommend to take off on boat or moving platform unless you really know what to do.
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