Watch This Drone Newbie Catch His Flying Phantom Just Before It Splashes Down (VIDEO)

If you haven’t seen this epic drone video yet, it should help you get over the Monday blues. (And even if you’ve already seen it, it’s definitely worth watching again for a few laughs.)

In the clip, newbie drone pilot Zwier Spanjer takes his brand new DJI Phantom 2 drone for some aerial maneuvers when its battery starts to die. Just before the sputtering drone splashes down in a small pond, Spanjer has the wherewithal to take a quick dip into the drink to save it.

Does he? You’ll have to watch the video clip to the end to catch its stunning conclusion.

If you like funny drone videos, you should check out this clip where a pride of lions eats a crashed Phantom. And then there’s also this viral video, where a kangroo knocks a pesky drone out of the air.