This article was published on July 1, 2015

Watch this guy fly his drone into his own head


Watch this guy fly his drone into his own head
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Owen Williams

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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

There’s plenty of cases of drones crashing and hurting people lately, but I’ve not seen a video where the pilot crashes into himself.

There aren’t any details attached to the video which was spotted by Reddit user Ghost_Animator.

Another Reddit user suggested that the drone being used is likely a tiny 250-sized racing quadcopter which can fly at very high speeds and is often used for drone racing.

The pilot in the video is wearing virtual reality glasses that allow him to view the perspective of the drone to help fly it and make the experience a little more exhilarating.

Unfortunately they don’t help much when you realize that it’s two seconds away from hitting your skull.

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