Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side
Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side

Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side

Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side

A French paraglider who jumped off the precipice of a 2,365-meter-high mountain in the Kemer district of Turkey's Antalya province slammed into the cliff-side and was rescued nine hours later. Fabien Pequiot planned to land on the Tekirova coast, however he fell onto rocky terrain. He fractured his hip, arm and ribs during the fall, and was eventually rescued with a Sikorsky helicopter. Turkey's Disaster and Management Agency (AFAD), emergency services, gendarmerie, the coast guard and Dalaman Base were among those participating in the rescue effort.

Haber Merkezi 11:53 November 08, 2018 Yeni Şafak

Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side

A French paraglider who jumped off the precipice of a 2,365-meter-high mountain in the Kemer district of Turkey's Antalya province slammed into the cliff-side and was rescued nine hours later. Fabien Pequiot planned to land on the Tekirova coast, however he fell onto rocky terrain. He fractured his hip, arm and ribs during the fall, and was eventually rescued with a Sikorsky helicopter. Turkey's Disaster and Management Agency (AFAD), emergency services, gendarmerie, the coast guard and Dalaman Base were among those participating in the rescue effort. A French paraglider who jumped off the precipice of a 2,365-meter-high mountain in the Kemer district of Turkey's Antalya province slammed into the cliff-side and was rescued nine hours later. Fabien Pequiot planned to land on the Tekirova coast, however he fell onto rocky terrain. He fractured his hip, arm and ribs during the fall, and was eventually rescued with a Sikorsky helicopter. Turkey's Disaster and Management Agency (AFAD), emergency services, gendarmerie, the coast guard and Dalaman Base were among those participating in the rescue effort. Breathtaking rescue operation to save French paraglider stranded on cliff side
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