Drone Down! This is what happens when you fly into an active volcano


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Björn Steinbekk has been filming the volcanic eruptions in Iceland for weeks. And for the grand finale, he went out in a literal glow of glory.

“This morning I finished my 12 hour flow from the volcano. In this way I closed a chapter that has occupied my life in the last 6 weeks, ”wrote the videographer Björn Steinbekk on his YouTube channel.

Steinbekk filmed the fiery orange eruptions of molten lava that Icelanders and other viewers around the world have been consuming for weeks with unprecedented views of him drone.

In a solemn – and completely self-destructive – farewell, he steered this faithful drone straight into the belly of the volcanic beast. And the footage is unlike anything you’ve seen.

Watch a 2 hour livestream of Iceland volcano flyover material that Steinbekk recorded with his drone on March 31, 2021.

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Adam Ruggiero

By Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is a junkie for all sports – from biking, running and (not enough) surfing to ball sports, camping and ranching. If it’s outside, it’s worth it. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like emergency: ties, escalators, well-tended lawns.

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