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She saves the drone from landing in the pool! Or did she?

Have you ever been in this situation when all of a sudden you get this last ‘low battery’ warning before your DJI drone starts to return to its home point? Well, apparently this group was trying to get some drone footage of themselves while having a good time in the pool and then the battery ran out. The drone warns that it will return home and initiates a descent right above the pool. The guy in the group starts swimming to the ladder presumingly to get the controller and bring the drone back to safety, but there was no time for that. One of the girls has a better idea and simply catches the drone by hand before it would have hit the water.

Real of fake?

What do you think after having seen the clip? Do you think this was a setup? An attempt to create a viral video or do you think this was a real-life situation? Let us know in the poll below.


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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at DroneDJ, where he covers all drone related news and writes product reviews. He also contributes to the other sites in the 9to5Mac group such as; 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys and Electrek. Haye can be reached at or @hayekesteloo