Location: "Five Fingers" on Krippenstein, Austria
COD: Impact into Trees
Ground Launching or Skiing: Skiing
Wing Type: Gin Nano 2008 - 10m²
Wingloading: 9 kg/m²
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown
Christoph Eidinger  took off just after 16:00 from the so-called "Five Fingers" on Krippenstein (approx. 2040m). With his "Speed ??glider" in very windy, turbulent conditions. At 21:30 when he still had not arrived home in Ebensee, his parents alerted the police.
He was found found early the following morning at about 1550 meters. Christopher hit a tree before he fell to the ground.
Details will follow after investigation.
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