Japan guide 2022/05/10
In Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture, a motor paraglider crashed and a customer was seriously injured.
Powered paragliding is a sport that flies in the sky with a propeller engine at the back.
According to police, a two-seater powered paraglider fell to the grass from a height of about 10 meters three minutes after the start of the flight.
At the time of the accident, the 50-year-old female tourist from the city of Ise was sitting in front of the aircraft, the woman had severe fractures in her lower back and the instructor was slightly injured.
According to the investigation, after take-off, the instructor noticed that the rope that connects to the paraglider’s wing was tangled.