Eagle shot down a drone

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In Lake Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Hunter King, an environmental quality analyst for the State Department of the Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), mapped erosion along the coastline.

This data is used to help communities cope with rising water levels. King used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro Advanced drone to collect the data. Everything was going fine, but suddenly 27 alarm messages were received from the device, and then King pressed the “return home” button. But the drone did not appear. Then the witnesses said that they saw how … a giant bald eagle attacked him, and during the “fight” tore off the propeller from the apparatus. From a height of 162 feet, the drone crashed into Lake Michigan and sank. The last message showed that he was falling at a speed of 30 feet per second. And the eagle flew away unharmed and, as one of the witnesses said, “with a triumphant air.”

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