Paraglider gets wires twisted mid-flight and crashes into rock face

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Paraglider gets wires twisted mid-flight and crashes into rock face


This is the terrifying moment a paraglider's wires got twisted causing him to crash into a rock face.

The unfortunate thrillseeker got into difficulty moments after take-off.

Twisted wires make the apparatus almost impossible to direct and the paraglider can be seen turning in different directions in a desperate attempt to direct himself to safety.

After travelling around 200 metres, he crashes through some foliage into a rock face.

Although it was not the smoothest of landings, things could have turned out a lot worse for the paraglider.

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