Fatal Powered Paragliding Accident at Lydenburg on 26 September 2021

SAHPA regrets to announce a fatal Powered Paragliding (PPG) accident on Sunday, 26th September 2021. The pilot was from Mozambique.

The incident was reported to SAPS, however SAHPA has no further information.

Take note: SAHPA is prohibited from investigating, or speculating on the cause of incidents and accidents. For this reason, SAHPA may only confirm the gender, date, time and location of an accident and will not offer any further comment. Accident investigations are performed by SACAA Accident & Incident Investigation Department (AIID).

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