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MP: Two injured as Para-glider crashes minutes after take-off


ANI Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh) [India]
On the last day of the 'Jheel Mahotsav' here, 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.

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First Published: Feb 27 2018 | 4:42 AM IST

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