Originally Posted by dedStik
OP mentioned using a seperate LIFE battery for the RX so I doubt the BEC or too many servos were the issue.
Would help to know if there was RX flashing going on when the plane was recovered.
Right you are, I read it as "life" as in a fresh battery.
Just this morning I gained personal experience with a BEC that decides it needs to shutdown and stop supplying power to Rx and servos - Smash.