Initial Report of Powered Paragliding Occurrence
On September 2, 2018, a powered paragliding, one operator aboard, departed from Luodong Riverside Leisure Sports Ground, Yilan County. At 0950, the vehicle crash into the Loudong River near the Shushu Village of Sanshing Township. The vehicle operator sustained fatal injury, the vehicle was bent in the front section of the keel, and the nose wheel was broken.
After receiving the notification, the Aviation Safety Council （ASC） immediately launched the go team and headed to the site. The on-scene team performed evidence collections, completed wreckage recovery and inspection, site measurement and survey, and image before occurrence occurred.
According to Aviation Occurrence Investigation Act, the ASC identified the event as an aviation occurrence and assigned an Investigator-in-Charge and investigation team to proceed with the occurrence investigation.
Further information related to the occurrence will be published after the completion of the investigation.
Sherry Liu, Engineer