59 lives

From May 2016 to February 2017, drones saved 38 lives, about one life per week.
Every third rescued is the work of civilian volunteers who helped professional rescuers.

Description of 18 cases, how drones helped save 58 lives from 2013 to 2017 (with video reports).

Canada, May 9, 2013

1 person saved
Infrared camera found a man in a snowy field

United States, May 17, 2015

4 people saved
Volunteers helped to find 4 people with the help of a drone.

United States, June 30, 2015

2 people saved
The drone brought life jackets and rope to 12- and 18-year-olds who were stuck in the river.

China, November 8, 2015

14 people saved
The drone brought supplies (food, things, tools) to workers who were trapped.

China May 5, 2016

6 people saved
Drone brought rescue equipment to people in the flood .


United States, June 21, 2016

1 person saved
Drone found a lost woman in the field.

United States, July 13, 2016

2 people saved
Dron found granddaughter and grandfather, who had a heart attack

China August 26, 2016

3 people saved
Drone found and saved three after the flood.

China, September 1, 2016
3 lives saved
Drone found three soldiers trapped after a flood

United States, September 17, 2016

1 person saved
Drone found the lost hunter and his dog

United States, October 9, 2016

1 person saved
Drone and Twitter helped rescue a veteran after a hurricane and flood.

Canada, October 14, 2016

1 person saved
Drone helped police find a person with dementia at night in a cornfield.


United Arab Emirates, October 27, 2016

2 people saved
Drones save people on the beaches

China, November 26, 2016

1 person
Found a lost tourist

United States, January 14, 2017

2 people saved
Thermal sensor drone found kayakers at night.

Turkey, February 15, 2017

10 people
Drone helped find the film crew lost in the snow.


Canada, February 20, 2017

4 people
DJI Matrice drones with an infrared camera helped find skiers and snowboarders.

The most "workhorses" in the rescue - DJI Phantom and DJI Matrice .

Source: https://habr.com/ru/post/406743/

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