• Monte Rosa, paragliding for the 'double-ended' flight falls: two dead


28 September 2019In Trentino-Alto Adige, in the Val di Fassa, a pilot crashed with a paraglider and died. The cause of this tragedy could have been an illness during the flight.

This is the fourth fatal accident in two weeks with paragliding in the mountains of Trentino. The man, born in 1970 and a native of Friuli Venezia Giulia, had taken off from the Col Rodella, a traditional detachment point located in Val di Fassa. The lifeless body was recovered on a meadow in the Lupo Bianco area near Canazei, about 5 kilometers away.

The coordinator of the Northern Trentino operational area of ​​the Alpine Rescue has called in the helicopter. The doctor who arrived at the site could only confirm the death. The body was recomposed in the mortuary chamber of Canazei.