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Phantom3 landing into the water and then return to home
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mar.ste70
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I was flyng over the lake in Italy and I don't know wath is       happened when people told me that drone was landing into the       water, immediatly i tryed to going up using RC but the Ipad signal       me that signal was lost.
       Incredible! the drone was return to home his self without any       apparent demage. Immediatly I removed a battery and I emptied       water from phantom.
       When I watched the files I discovered that phantom 3 dive into the       water for a few seconds and than take off to come back.

2016-6-2
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digdat0
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holy crap. you may be the luckiest guy .. either it floated, or the props SOMEHOW managed to keep it from going completely under. AND, it recovered and came back. WOW!
2016-6-2
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Waxwings
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Holy smoke!.... what luck.....the water looked nice and cool to the phantom I guess... you should probably play lotto today
2016-6-2
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iFlyMyDrone.com
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That is called fighting to stay alive.
2016-6-2
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Phantomski
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It's hard to believe this footage is actually real! But, as others said.. very unusual and very lucky... do u have the logs from this flight on hyealthydrones, or some other site? Would be cool to see what the logs said has happened....
2016-6-2
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Capt. Wild Bill
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Whoa....
2016-6-2
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Hawks100
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I think that's a first, landing in water and not sinking, then to RTH.
That's amazing.
2016-6-2
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RedHotPoker
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Scuba do buddo, that was swimmingly fun to watch. Hahaha
Towel dry, and fly again... ;-)
However, please do not rinse and repeat. Thank you. ;-)

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2016-6-2
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Kneepuck
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Whats the big deal?  Don't any of you guys ever want to take a quick bath?  Probably had a date later that night.
2016-6-2
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phinchman
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Actually, I had a P3P do that same type of dive in Lake Tahoe, about a year ago, and RTH just like that.  I was sweatin' bullets!
2016-6-2
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acenothing
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WOW.  I hope that was not salt water but even still WOW!  BTW, how did it happen?
2016-6-2
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RATTYDUDE77
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Finally a good store for the Phantom if you find out what happened post it up.....Happy Flying @ stay dry
2016-6-2
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185EZ
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The New DJI Phantom Submarine
and it WORKS!
2016-6-2
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SajidShah
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thats the LUCK !
2016-6-2
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Mad_Angler1
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Incredible, quite possibly best recovery I have seen.  
2016-6-2
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malvern
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Mad_Angler1 Posted at 2016-6-3 00:27
Incredible, quite possibly best recovery I have seen.

Naaa...

2016-6-2
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dobmatt
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What do'ya know, you lucky bastard ...
2016-6-2
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huntcool001
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Incredible indeed, never seen such thing. Is it fresh water or salty one?
2016-6-2
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Phantomski
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I still want to see the flight records... ;)
2016-6-2
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endotherm
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Kneepuck Posted at 2016-6-3 05:56
Whats the big deal?  Don't any of you guys ever want to take a quick bath?  Probably had a date late ...

Only dirty people wash...
2016-6-2
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nico_mav
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nice one .........
2016-6-3
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nico_mav
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nice one
2016-6-3
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Nicola90s
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This is incredible! How is now the aircraft?
2016-6-3
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rodger
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Very lucky. It must have been a very warm day and your Phantom wanted to cool off.
2016-6-3
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rene.vandermeer
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You are lucky!
It looks like the camera was flooded. After 38 s the image becomes unsharp
Did you open the camera and AC?
2016-6-3
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rene.vandermeer Posted at 2016-6-3 21:31
You are lucky!
It looks like the camera was flooded. After 38 s the image becomes unsharp
Did you op ...

I like the water dripping out as it returns...
2016-6-3
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RedHotPoker
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Why Major, it's plane to see, Thy drone doth runneth over, I do declare!! ;-)

Interested in learning how things go, after it's been thoroughly dried out and tested on the ground without blades...

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2016-6-3
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RedHotPoker
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Remember this Olympic sprinter?
He barely managed to save his drone from a salty bathe.

Kodos for the music too, who doesn't love that Swedish group?

RedHotPoker
2016-6-4
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endotherm
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RedHotPoker Posted at 2016-6-5 06:07
Remember this Olympic sprinter?
He barely managed to save his drone from a salty bathe.

Enya is Swedish???   
2016-6-4
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DJI-Ken
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Very good save indeed.
If you provide your email I will review the flight to see if I can see what happened.
2016-6-4
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RedHotPoker
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Yeah, no, I thought it was actually these folks...

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2016-6-4
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