Drone Fails

Drone Fails & Videos

We’ve written a lot about drones filmmakers and shooters are now using to get low-budget aerial shots. These drones have resulted in some epic aerial footage, but because it is so easy for amateurs to get their hands on, there have also been a lot of crashes. To start your week off right and give you a good laugh, we’ve compiled all of our favorite drone fails & crashes in to one post.

Chase Jarvis is no amateur, but he did manage to crash a DJI Phantom that he had modified to carry a Sony RX100-2.

Taking your Phantom to the Grand Canyon is a great idea, right? I bet you’ll get beautiful, picture-esque shots of it. Or just an awesome video crashing into it.

The guys over at CineChopper headed to Peru to film for Animal Planet. When they sent their $15,000 rig on a test flight over the treetops, it malfunctions and everyone has to scour the jungle trying to locate it!

Having your Drone start to malfunction mid-flight over water is every operators worst nightmare.

This Drone was actually attacked by a couple of birds and crash landed as a result.

Another dangerous Drone flight over a busy place like Times Square. Imagine if the drone crashed and landed on a car!

Of course we saved the best for last. You may have seen this before, but it honestly never gets old. Wedding drone videography gone wrong:

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