DJI Matrice 300 drone – Thanks to the use of a drone, 80 year-old man missing from Kingston, Ontario on Tuesday was found safe.
A DJI Matrice 300 drone has proved helpful in the case of a missing 80 year-old who was reported missing by members of his family after he was seen last in the late hours of Tuesday, September 14th 2021.
According to reports, the 80 year-old whose identity wasn’t given was said to have wandered away into a wooded area in Ontario city of Kingston rowing club.
Authorities began search for the man during which his phone was tracked and it was traced to the area. An extensive search which included various search teams as well as the newly purchased DJI Matrice 300 drone. The drone was reportedly flown by a member of the search team while others were on ground searching for the missing man.
The search which reportedly began at 7 pm was said to have ended at 10 pm after the drone captured the man in a wooded area and was able to direct those searching on foot to his exact location. The missing man was reportedly found safe and was returned to his family after medical examinations were carried out.
Using high advance technologies such as the DJI Matrice 300 drone has proved effective in not only wars but in search for missing persons.
Social media reaction to DJI Matrice 300 drone used to find missing man:
Canadian police search locates missing elderly man with DJI Matrice 300 drone by @BDronedj
— DroneDJ (@DroneDJ) September 15, 2021
Phenomenal work by the members of the @KP_TrafficUnit and uniform patrol! Our unit’s new drone, the @DJIGlobal Matrice 300, provides versatility and reliability for various functions, including mapping our collision reconstruction scenes, search and rescue, and more.
— Sgt Steve Koopman (@SgtKoopman) September 15, 2021
The drone shown in the 1st image is the same that we have in the @KP_TrafficUnit – a DJI Matrice 300. We use it to assist in mapping of our serious collision scenes, search & rescue + more. | The Sweetest Irritating Buzz You’ll Ever Hear – Outside
— Sgt Steve Koopman (@SgtKoopman) September 12, 2021