Date: March 18, 2014
Location: Punta Cervina, Italy
COD: Equipment Malfunction then Impact
Ground Launching or Skiing: Ground Launching
Wing Type: Unknown
Wing loading: Unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): Unknown
A 33 year old Speed-Flyer suffered fatal crash on Punta Cervina at approx 2000m. During take off, a line from the glider got locked in a hook of his ski boots and he crashed down in a steep coloir below the launch site.
Details will follow after investigation.
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