Incident SamiSami-AG V2 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 318193
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Date:Friday 14 July 2023
Time:c. 17:00 LT
Type:SamiSami-AG V2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kokonoe town, Oita prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kokonoe town, Oita prefecture
Destination airport:Kokonoe town, Oita prefecture
While training flight of pesticide spray, the drone (weights 36 kg) contacted with a utility pole and crashed on the ground. The pilot ran up to the crashed drone, and contacted his right hand and left side of head with still rotating rotor resulting serious injury of the right little finger metacarpal open fracture.
The occurrence has been rated an aviation accident by JCAB. For JTSB, this is the first accident investigation on a drone.

Sources: (drone manufacturer Sami Sami Lab.)

Revision history:

19-Jul-2023 14:03 isamuel Added
20-Jul-2023 11:41 isamuel Updated
21-Jul-2023 16:46 isamuel Updated

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