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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 619
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1993
Time:19:15 CSuT
Type:Paraglider
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cape Jervis, SA -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cape Jervis, SA
Destination airport:Cape Jervis, SA
Narrative:
The pilot, who was a Swiss national, was attempting to paraglide into an offshore wind. The paraglider appeared to be affected by wind gusts causing a partial collapse of the canopy and a collision with rocks.

Sources:

ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199300060


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2008 02:36 Andrew Whitton Updated

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