China News Service, May 18, Zhangjiajie · Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park informed on the official Weibo on the evening of May 18 that the female winged pilot who lost contact in the Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie was found to have no vital signs The parachute of the lost couple was not opened.
According to the Weibo report on May 16, a cultural media company in Beijing shot a short extreme sports documentary in the Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie on May 12. At 11:19 am on the same day, the two winged pilots who took part in the shooting took off from a helicopter with a flying height of about 2500 meters and carried out a high-altitude winged flight. One of the female winged pilots lost contact due to deviation from the planned route .
After the incident, the crew and Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area immediately mobilized two helicopters and multiple drones to conduct a carpet search over all possible landings. In the afternoon of the same day, the local government quickly arrived at the scene to carry out search and rescue work, dispatching fire brigade, blue sky rescue team, film crew, scenic area staff and local villagers familiar with the terrain to carry out joint search and rescue as soon as possible.
On the evening of May 18, the Weibo reported again that during the search on the morning of the 18th, the search and rescue team received reports from local villagers that a suspected loss of contact was found in a dense forest in the unmanned area below the north side of Yuhu Peak in Tianmen Mountain By. Upon learning of the situation, the search and rescue team rushed to the scene immediately. After on-site verification, it was determined that the female winged pilot who lost contact on the morning of May 12 had no vital signs, and the parachute of the lost contact was not opened. The location where the body was found was about 900 meters above sea level, a straight-line distance of about 2,000 meters from its take-off position on the air helicopter, and a relative drop of about 1600 meters.
Since the female winged pilot lost contact on the morning of May 12, Zhangjiajie City attached great importance to it. Relevant departments arrived at the scene as soon as possible, quickly launched emergency search and rescue, organized fire brigade, Zhangjiajie Blue Sky Rescue Team, and a number of rushed to support the field Professional rescue teams, staff of relevant units, and local villagers familiar with the terrain form a joint search and rescue team, which continuously conducts aerial observations through professional equipment such as helicopters, drones, and thermal imaging, and multiple groups of personnel divide the division of labor for large-scale ground search. The search and rescue process is extremely difficult due to various factors such as the inability to accurately locate the search target, the steep and complex terrain in the search area, the dense vegetation, and the rain and fog weather during the period.
At present, the search and rescue work is over, and the related aftermath is in order.