Pilot in his 60s
and pilot in his 20s died. Accidentscontinued last year and this year.
An accident occurred in South Chungcheong Province where a pilot and a paragliding participant died after falling into a mountain.
According to the Chungnam Fire Department on the 1st, pilot A (69) and experiencer B (23), who were paragliding on Okmasan Mountain in Changdong-ri, Nampo-myeon, Boryeong-si, fell at approximately 3:22 p.m. the previous day. Those who were rescued by the 119 ambulance in cardiac arrest were transported to a nearby hospital, but ultimately died메이저사이트.
Those who appear to have taken off from the summit of Okmasan Mountain are known to have crashed halfway up the mountain.
It is reported that a hiker witnessed the fall and reported it to a paragliding company.
Police and fire authorities believe they fell while paragliding and are investigating the exact circumstances of the accident.
In Okmasan, accidents involving falls while paragliding continue to occur.
On February 4th, at around 1:30 PM, Mr. C (40s), who took off from the Okmasan glide pad and was paragliding, fell into a river about 400 meters before the landing point. The Chungnam Fire and Rescue Department, which responded to the 119 call, used a doctor helicopter to transport Mr. C to Iksan University Hospital in Jeollabuk-do. It was reported that Mr. C suffered severe injuries to his lower body.
Previously, on May 8 last year, Mr. D (in his 60s) was seriously injured, and in 2016, a person in his 40s fell to his death.