Drone crashes into erupting Icelandic volcano, netizens queues up to see what happens next
Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano has been erupting since March this yr and has attracted nature lovers, adventurists and photographers from world wide. Nevertheless, one videographer’s quest to get a close-up view of the pure spectacle didn’t go fairly as per the plan. The drone he was utilizing to movie the molten lave ended up falling into the crater, however not earlier than presenting some mind-blowing footage.
YouTuber and drone pilot Joey Helms lately shared the video of the epic drone crash whereas it was flying over the exploding lava fountain within the Geldingadalir valley. The beautiful footage supplied a uncommon view proper into the volcano’s caldera and lava fountain throughout one among its geyser-like eruptions, the filmmaker claimed on the platform, and netizens couldn’t agree extra.
The extraordinary footage confirmed the second the drone crashed into Fagradalsfjall volcano’s molten lava, offering a mesmerising but horrifying close-up view.
Watch the beautiful video right here:
He defined that in “an effort to get a novel vantage level and perspective into the crater”, his group flew the high-end succesful drone as shut to the lava river and caldera as attainable. “One among it turned out to be it’s final flight. A minimum of the goggles report an incredible 1080p picture permitting us to really seize the final seconds the drone noticed,” he wrote.
“Across the volcano, you have got scorching gasses that emit turbulence throughout it and scorching rocks raining on you,” Helms informed Reuters. “Flying this stuff is hard.” Nevertheless, results of his onerous work in perilous environment has left social media customers delighted.
Because the clip went viral throughout social media websites, folks stated the drone’s ‘sacrifice’ was price it. It additionally invariably triggered some jokes and memes as properly.
IMO it was completely price it, however I do really feel dangerous for the pockets tho…#dontmesswithmothernaturehttps://t.co/eQCi13SubZ
— Avi Ratnani™ (@_dot_avi) June 2, 2021
I’ll by no means complain about crashing into a tree once more.https://t.co/CIt8VcR1yG
— Matt Capon (@MattLCapon) June 2, 2021
The surroundings is actually like from a brilliant villain film.
— ⭐️Leto T. Varian 🏞 (@LetoDoesArt) June 1, 2021
Let’s all spare a thought for the selfless drone that gave its life to convey us this footage. https://t.co/3xCfm1dVlC
— Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (@MajMosegaard) June 1, 2021
This have to be what Gollum noticed earlier than he discovered peace. https://t.co/suXaHXtM0H
— MICHAEL JIBSON (@mikejibson) June 1, 2021
This lava is all the time so mesmerising https://t.co/xeh7VQHPtb
— Richard Conan-Davies (@r_conandavies) June 1, 2021
Drones and cameras allow us to see superb issues we might by no means see with our personal eyes and survive.
On this case, the drone didn’t survive both, but it surely despatched again spectacular video of an erupting volcano in Iceland.https://t.co/sMEXoqGo4L
— Something Sensible (@JoeGadway) June 1, 2021
Dangerously stunning https://t.co/dMvPkSTPXf
— Rylee (@eleven_dlove) June 2, 2021
Digital approach of hell entrance https://t.co/Tk6QWmYURL
— Anna (@itsanazzle) June 2, 2021
Definitely worth the crash 💥
— TARUKA (@TarukaSrivastav) June 2, 2021
Speak about getting up shut and private.
Superior, stunning footage.
— CJ. De Rosa (@CJDeR53) June 2, 2021
I believe it crashed due to the magnetic impact.
Lava is coming from core the place it has mgnetic powers
— Gano Artist (@ArtistGano) June 2, 2021
You have been my brother Dronekin! pic.twitter.com/cEFRUARBdQ
— Nico Cantor (@Nicocantor1) June 1, 2021
Google present me a illustration of my life https://t.co/RAx2cRyfMC
— Hoggy (@TheHoggy) June 1, 2021
When you hear intently, you possibly can hear the drone say:
I 👏🏼did 👏🏼not 👏🏼give 👏🏼consent 👏🏼to 👏🏼this. https://t.co/B7NdMjFZYH
— Abdulaziz AlSmairi (@alsmairi90) June 1, 2021
I like to suppose it went out like this https://t.co/XKG4w3boxc pic.twitter.com/rdvGtm75wF
— Lockdown Forsyth (@LachlanForsyth) June 1, 2021
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