A paraglider practitioner (Illustration). - ALLILI MOURAD / SIPA

When help arrived, they could only see the death of the young man. A 25 year old Toulousain made a fatal fall from a paraglider this Sunday in the Louron valley, in the Hautes-Pyrénées, reports La Semaine des Pyrénées .

The accident took place in the middle of the afternoon while the paraglider was flying over the Loudenvielle sector. It was the gendarmes of the Peloton de gendarmerie de Haute Montagne (PGHM) of Pierrefite-Nestalas who went there by helicopter, without being able to do anything for the young man upon their arrival.

The circumstances of the accident are not determined, an investigation was opened by the soldiers.


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