This article was published on January 9, 2015

Would you jump into a river to save your drone? This guy did…


Would you jump into a river to save your drone? This guy did…
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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

How far would you go to save your drone? When the battery of Zweir Spanjer’s DJI Phantom 2 ran out after a full day in flight and sent it crashing towards a river, he leapt in to save it. The best part is the look on his face as he fails to grab it.

And if you really want to ratchet up the emotion, there’s the Whitney Huston remix version:

➤ My first day with my drone [Zweir Spanjer via Gizmodo]

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