FOOTAGE shows the chilling moment a dad plunged nearly 70 feet to his death after getting snagged on a paraglider’s line.
La victime – named as instructor Erdinc Ertugrul – had been helping with a take-off when he was suddenly hoisted into the air, falling to the ground with a sickening thud.
The fatal incident took place at Elmacik Hill in Orencik in Bafra District, Samsun Province, dinde le dimanche.
Video taken on a mobile phone shows how Erdinc was helping a man take off near the edge of a steep drop.
But the 41-year-old got caught on a piece of rope as the rider and the instructor accompanying him on the jump lifted off the ground.
Dans le clip, he could be seen being carried away in the air with his legs grazing treetops before falling into the void just moments later.
Local media reported that Erdinc fell from a height of 20 metres and tragically lost his life at the scene.
He was buried in nearby Kuslagan following a funeral on Sunday and leaves behind his wife and their 12-year-old son.
Bafra Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office have since launched an investigation.
The incident is the latest in a long line of fatal paragliding accidents this year.
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