Location: Otay Lakes, California, USA
COD: Impact Ground
Ground Launching or Skiing: Ground Launching
Wing Type: Aerodyne Pilot 150 - 14m²
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown
David Ogison  went up the mountain by himself in not ideal conditions, most of the usual ground launching crew were not around. An observer from the DZ saw him trying to ground-launch a skydiving parachute. He had a few failed attempts. He got lift and was in full fight. The observer stated that he had plenty of lift and altitude and then saw a hard 180 before crashing into a ravine on the mountain, he was dead on impact. His body was finally found by rescue crews northeast of a gliderport on Otay Mesa Road near Otay Mountain Truck Trail.
Details will follow after investigation.
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