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MP: 2 injured after para-glider crashes minutes after take off

ANI
Published : Feb 27, 2018, 9:15 am IST
Updated : Feb 27, 2018, 11:04 am IST

The crash took place reportedly due to a technical fault and the two on board fell from a height of 25 feet.

 "The incident happened during 'Jheel Mahotsav' in Gandhi Sagar. One of the para-motors crashed due to technical fault. Two people received minor injuries in the crash," Mandsaur Superintendent of Police (SP) Bharat Bhushan told ANI. (Photo: ANI)

Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh): On the last day of the 'Jheel Mahotsav' in Mandsaur, two people were injured after a para-glider crashed as soon as it took off.

The two onboard, identified as Mansi and Rajendra, were rescued immediately by a safety team, and escaped with minor injuries. The two were then taken to a hospital in the vicinity by an ambulance.

 

The crash took place reportedly due to a technical fault and the two on board fell from a height of 25 feet.

"The incident happened during 'Jheel Mahotsav' in Gandhi Sagar. One of the para-motors crashed due to technical fault. Two people received minor injuries in the crash," Mandsaur Superintendent of Police (SP) Bharat Bhushan told ANI.

On a related note, the Jheel Mahotsav, which commenced on February 10, was organised by the state tourism department, and includes a number of activities and adventure sports.

Tags: jheel mahotsav, technical fault, paragliding, accident, madhya pradesh tourism department
Location: India, Madhya Pradesh, Mandasor