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Christoph Eidinger

Date: October 5, 2009 Nationality: unknown
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
Age: 32
Experience: unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown

Description:

Christoph Eidinger [32] 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.

http://www.nachrichten.at/oberoester...en;art4,271452

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