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Drone Crashed into Water!!!

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My daughter was flying the drone as she has done several times. It just fell right out of the sky for no apparent reason directly into a pool of water beneath a waterfall. It cost $100 for a diver to go recover it, is it worth recovering at this point? Would Yuneec warranty this situation? We don't have any proof of purchase.
 
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Good luck with the warranty even with proof of purchase! You'll need to email in the telemetry (a CSV file found on the ST16 remote), wait a few days for an RMA, and they'll probably say it's your fault.

Was it a fresh water crash or salt water?
 
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fresh water. Yeah I don't think we will pay to retrieve it as I read the warranty is only 6 months? We purchased off of CL back in December so its definitely expired. Crap, I feel bad for her. She loved that thing and we don't have funds to purchase a new one at the time.
 
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Sorry to hear about your loss.
I always suggest purchasing a "Noodle" and cutting it up for floaties on the landing gear so at least it won't sink if it goes in the water.
 
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Way cool as my son would say. Getting it dried off fast is the important thing. Fresh water is not as bad as salt water so there is hope :)
 
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You could have tried the packing it in a big ole bag of rice trick to see if it absorbed the water into the rice.
 
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