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Yuan Hong Li

Yuan Hong Li
Date: March 24, 2009 Nationality: unknown
Location: Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, France
COD: Impact
Ground Launching or Skiing: skiing
Wing Type: unknown
Wingloading: unknown
Age: 48
Experience: unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown


Yuan Hong Li [48] died on Sunday, following a speed riding accident on the Aiguille du Midi. He took off from the ridge above the Frendo spur and flew.... It was his friends who had alerted the PGHM Chamonix, late Sunday afternoon, anxious not to see him return. PGHM conducted a reconnaissance flight to find the speed rider. His body lifeless at the foot of the north face of the Aiguille du Midi. "He probably made a wrong manoeuvre halfway down and struck the face" said a rescuer of PGHM.


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