Tourist trapped in high-mast light pole while paragliding, hospitalized Kerala: Man and woman stuck in high-mast pole while paragliding, video
Paragliding accident: Two people got stuck on a pillar while paragliding in Kerala, police and fire department rescued both of them safely after hard work.
Image credit source: ANI
Thiruvananthapuram: In Kerala today i.e. 7 March Paragliding a time event Done. A woman and a man got stuck in the high mast light pole. Please tell that this incident happened at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram. The video of the incident is going viral on social media. Two tourists were rescued and admitted to hospital for treatment.
According to media reports, the two tourists were paragliding at Papanasam Beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram. Then his parachute got stuck on a pole. Please state that the parachute did not land where it was supposed to land.
# watch , Kerala: A man and woman met with an accident while paragliding when they got stuck on a high mast light pole at Varkala in rural Thiruvananthapuram. Two tourists were rescued and shifted to hospital. pic.twitter.com/nQVH5yZuMz
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2023
Both tourists hang on the pole for hours
The police and fire service brought them down safely after many attempts, reportedly delaying the rescue operation as the fire service did not have a long ladder. Both tourists hang on the pole for hours. A police officer said, in view of the incident, we have spread mattresses and nets under the pillar as a precautionary measure.
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Such incidents have happened before
According to media reports, two such separate cases came to light a year ago as well. Among them, one person died while paragliding in Gujarat. At the same time, a youth died while paragliding in Himachal’s Kallu.
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