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(Jan. 9, 2015) – That was a close call.

A YouTube user couldn’t wait to use his new DJI Phantom 2. He spent the whole day showing it off–and things worked without a hitch.

But he forgot one key thing: the drone runs on batteries that will eventually run out. Once they were depleted, the man and his friend managed to rescue the sinking drone just before it plunged into a pond.

Source: YouTube

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