Paraglider's camera captures heart-stopping footage as his cords tangle and his back-up parachute fails, sending him plunging towards France's Lake Annecy This is the dramatic moment a man plummeted into a lake after falling into his canopy and then his parachute while practising paragliding acrobatics. Taking place over Lake Annecy in the east of France, the man was filmed attempting a manoeuvre when his cords began to tangle.
1959 - Birth of MatevA3 4 Lenarcic, Slovenian raid aviator, alpinist, paraglider, environmentalist, photographer and author; he was the first person to circle the world in an ultralight without a copilot. 1988 - Death of Edgar Charles Johnston, Australian World War I fighter ace and leading member in civil aviation in Australia.
A paraglider who died Sunday morning after crashing near Mussel Rock Park in Daly City was identified as 51-year-old Junichi Nakamura. Nakamura, a San Bruno resident, crashed into the cliffside about 9:30 a.m. near Westline Drive, North County Fire officials said.
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