It’s raining drones in Zhengzhou. As the capital of China’s Henan province hosted a drone light show last weekend, a massive fail sent the machines tumbling out of the sky. The show organizer has since reported the incident to the local police, alleging interference by a competitor.
The freak event took place on October 1, at Wanda Plaza shopping mall in Zhengzhou High-tech Zone. Around 200 drones took to the skies to commemorate the mall’s anniversary with varied formations, but the show barely crossed the two-and-a-half-minute mark before the drones started descending uncontrollably toward the ground.
Videos captured by eye-witnesses show a drone bouncing off a car in a parking lot, with several others dropping directly into the spectator zone, causing people to panic – though some decided to grab onto the fallen machines as if they were souvenirs!
According to local drone technology reporter Kanzhaji, the organizer of the drone light show has…