A lot of people would be fine with the idea of every drone finding its way to the bottom of a pond. But when it's your Phantom 2 that's about to land in the drink on the first day of flying, it's another story.

Which is why this guy decided it was worth sacrificing comfort in order to save his $1,000 toy. Jumping into water in street clothes isn't a good look, but it's less embarrassing than walking home in tears carrying a brand new, useless drone.

Sources: Tastefully Offensive