Just when you thought the skies were safe, eagles show up to remind you that they are still the top dog. According to the Daily Mail, photographer Patrick Pircher was using a DJI Phantom drone to capture aerial footage over Austria when two eagles appeared and started harrying the craft. As you can see in the video below, one of the eagles appear to have grasped the lightweight drone and causes it to crash to the ground.

It is unknown why the eagles decided to attack the drone. Since they peck at it after it lands, perhaps they thought it was food or were otherwise curious. Pircher was later able to retrieve the drone after tracking it down on GPS.

You might want to turn down your volume for this one.

Image screenshot of video by Patrick Pircher on YouTube

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