Location: Lötschental, Hockenhorngrat, Switzerland
COD: Launch Failure / Collapse
Ground Launching or Skiing: unknown
Wing Type: unknown
Matias Roten  having only flown the new Prototype glider a few times attempted to launch from
Hockenhorngrat, but it is believed the prototype glider he was testing failed to fully inflate correctly on launch resulting in him falling to his death when he reach the steep gully.
No-one witnessed the accident.
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