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Pilot Details

Age: 39 Weight: 155 Gender: Highest rating held at the time of the incident: Pilot experience level:

Gear Details

Wing Brand: Model: edel med-lg Size: Paramotor Frame: fresh breeze unit ? with

Incident Details

September 6, 2011 Location of the incident: , Type of Incident:

Pilot decided to make a trike launch in a questionable weather front. After launch he found air to be turbulent and made a 180 degree turn back to launch site. Approaching launch site at about 40′ agl the paraglider received a full frontal collapse resulting in contact with the ground for pilot and his equipment. Emergency crew took pilot to hospital where injuries were assessed.

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