Fatal paragliding accident at Langebaan

The South Africa Hang-Gliding and Paragliding Association (SAHPA) deeply regrets to convey that an Austrian paragliding pilot was involved in a fatal accident at Langebaan yesterday, 22 January 2020.

Details are unclear, and the exact cause of the accident has yet to be determined. A case has been opened with SAPS, and SAHPA will investigate in conjunction with AIID of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).

Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to his family and friends.

SAHPA Committee