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Vortex 250 Pro - Mountain Diving Ends Badly

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    This ended very badly. However I got some of the most amazing footage ever. Located below Pocahontas near the start of the hiking trail there is a large rock face that I found when I was out trailing with my Jeep. I knew I had to come back and dive it. I got in 3 full batteries and on the 4th one my Dad saw a cool spot just around the corner that he said I should fly. So I did but not thinking the top of the cliff blocked my receiver from receiving signal and it fail safed 44m to the ground where it met with many large rocks. The GoPro taking the entire impact saved my quadcopter from death. It smelled of electrical, the GoPro must have shorted out on impact. I disassembled it and kept it as parts. I soon bought another Hero 3 white. The upper GoPro recliner on the vortex was the only part that required replacing. The battery was also ejected on impact but it was ok as well. I have since repaired my vortex and have been ripping balls with it ever since. Extra credit goes out to Kevin MacLeod for providing me with the song Hitman for my introduction.
     
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    Totally amazing... you fly that bloody thing like you're in it.

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    Haha! I try not to crash. I tend to fly it like I'm in it cause it saves money when I'm worried about dying if I crash. Of course sometimes it does happen though.
     

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