Pilot error, accidental damage, loss of data link, flyaways, accidental loss… These are only some of the reasons why Coverdrone customers made drone insurance claims last year. So now, the company, which provides insurance for both commercial and recreational drones, is sharing insights from its claims data to help operators understand the most common risks associated with drone operations.

Coverdrone, which currently provides drone insurance in the UK, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, settled 98.2% of its claims in 2021. While taking a deep dive into its claims data to enhance risk management, the insurer decided to compile a list of most frequent reasons that led to claims – just like it had done the year before. Let’s take a look…

Top reasons for drone insurance claims

  1. Pilot Error
  2. Accidental Damage
  3. Loss of Data Link
  4. Fly Away
  5. Accidental Loss
  6. Mechanical Failure
  7. Bird Strike
  8. Loss of Power
  9. Weather
  10. Theft from a Vehicle

Pilot error has emerged as the…


Source: dronedj.com