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Pilot Details

Age: 0 Weight: 0 Gender: Highest rating held at the time of the incident: Pilot experience level:

Gear Details

Wing Brand: Model: N/A Size: Paramotor Frame: N/A with

Incident Details

January 1, 2006 Location of the incident: , Type of Incident:

Pilot was smoking a cigarette while launching. He elected to do a forward inflation in spite of a moderate breeze (about 10 mph) and when the wing caught air, it pulled the pilot back onto his cage. The fuel tank was reportedly leaking and fumes ignited (possibly from the cigarette). The pilot became engulfed in flames briefly before bystanders were able to douse him with sand.

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