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Video shows terrifying moment of paragliders colliding in mid-air

Breathtaking video captured the moment two paragliders collided in mid-air and fell in sea in the southern holiday resort of Oludeniz on Sunday.

Video obtained by local broadcaster Mugla TV shows the paragliders, flying as part of international air games festival, falling into the sea after the collision. 

Three paragliders were hurt and taken to the hospital, Mugla TV reported. 

In a separate incident, Turkish coast guards rescued an Ukrainian paraglider from the sea after she lost control and landed in water.

The woman was immediately spotted by coast guard units on duty and brought to safety, Turkish coast guard said in a written statement. 

It said the woman was brought to safety and rushed to hospital. She was in stable condition. 

Some 2,000 paragliders and wingsuit athletes from 60 countries attended International air games festival in Turkey's holiday resort of Oludeniz, a well-known destination for paragliding activities. 

(Source: Reuters) 
 


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