Location: Obersaxen, Piz Mundaun, Switzerland
COD: Impact, Rock wall
Ground Launching or Skiing: skiing
Wing Type: unknown
Beacon/Locator/Etc (Spot, inReach, Recco, GPS): unknown
On Monday afternoon in Obersaxen area a Speed flyer was killed. He first started as a group of four pilots from Piz Mundaun. Shortly after starting his glider remained hanging from a ledge after the 26-year-old crashed into a rock wall which followed what is thought, a collision with the ropeways just after launch. He then fell about 200 feet down a steep and icy slope. Despite immediate resuscitation attempts by a third person and the mountain rescue service, the pilot couldn't be saved.
Details will follow after investigation.
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