Incident DJI Mavic ZT-XEJ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 283884
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 2022
Type:DJI Mavic
Registration: ZT-XEJ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:TFR station around Pullens Hope -   South Africa
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
According to the reporting of the occurrence, the drone during a surveillance operation lost signal whilst at a point 2.21miles along the railway line. According to the design characteristics of the drone, upon loss of signal, it will divert from the point directly to the direction of a launched position. During a return flight the drone collided with the cooling exhaust tower at Hendrina Power Station which was between the point of launch and the point where it lost the signal at the time of operation.



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