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Manfred Tichy

Manfred Tichy
Date: September 17, 2012 Nationality: unknown
Location: (WHERE) Chamonix, France
COD: Impact
Ground Launching or Skiing: Skiing
Wing Type: unknown
Wingloading: unknown
Age: 41
Experience: unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown

Description:

On Sunday 17th September, 41 year old Manfred Tichy had a fatal speed glider accident in the vicinity of Mt Blanc in France. Details of the accident are not known other than he was trying to fly over a ridge and this unfortunately failed, this resulted in him crashing into the mountain. He died still at the accident scene before the arrival of the first responders to his injuries. He was an experienced Paraglider & Tandem pilot and Speed Glider Pilot.


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