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Age: 0 Weight: 0 Gender: Highest rating held at the time of the incident: Pilot experience level:
Wing Brand: Model: EZ Glider Size: Paramotor Frame: SD with
January 1, 2006 Location of the incident: , Type of Incident:
According to several news reports, the pilot launched on a street in the very confined area of his neighborhood, narrowly missed some trees then collided with wires and fell to the ground. He died of severe head trauma. He died of severe head trauma and it is possible he was not wearing a helmet which could have possibly saved his life.
He learned to fly during a course in FL.
Picture used by permission of at WRAL.com
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