San Diego: Tragic Para-Gliding Accident 03092019 – San Diego Videos

published: 2019-03-10 15:23:23

INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 3-9-19 2:40 pm approx
LOCATION: 2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr
CITY: San Diego

Two Para-gliders were flying over the Torrey Pines Cliffs when one made a turn into the other. They both collided into each other and became entangled. Both fell approx 75 ft in the air onto the side of the cliffs approx 40 feet below.
Firefighters and Lifeguards attempted a rescue, but both men had perished. The SDFD “Rescue 2” helicopter was brought in to bring the bodies to the top of the cliffs. Family members of one of the deceased men arrived and are in grieving.

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8 Comments - Write a Comment

  1. Very tragic but I’m sure they died doing something they enjoy and that’s a blessing. I’d love to go in such a dignified occurrence myself

  2. Amazing footage of the San Diego rescue teams. Sorry to hear the two paragliders didn't make it.

  3. send the family the helicopter bill.

  4. Condolences to the families. R.I.P.

  5. My condolences and it's really tragic. But honestly play stupid games get stupid prizes. It's a risky sport especially off the cliffs. Did you see the flags that's a warning flag color I never seen red and white


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