23 June 2021

Fatal accident with paraglider occurred on the territory of Poland

On June 9th 2021 at 17:00 UTC (20:00 Kyiv time), nearby Besiekiery-Grabów road (Poland), a person – citizen of Ukraine took off the ground using a static line that was attached to the car’s tow hook. While airborne, at a height of about 20 m above the ground the paraglider wing collapsed what caused paraglider descent and collision with the ground. The person flying paraglider was killed, paraglider was destroyed.
According to paragraph 5.27 of Annex 13 to Chicago Convetion and by request of The State Commission on Aircraft Accidents Investigation (SCAAI) of Poland, for the purpose of participation into fatal accident investigation, NBAAI has appointed an expert.

Investigation process: continue

Local time: 20:00 09-06-2021

CountryPoland

Location:Poland

Aircraft type: Paraglider

Flight type: Private

The level of damage: Destroyed

Event category: Fatal accident

Flight phase: En route