Initial Report of Powered Paraglider Occurrence
On September 14, 2018, a powered paraglider with one operator onboard, took off from a softball field near the Xiluo Bridge at about 1720.After taking off, the powered paraglider crashed at a farmland where is about 300 meters away from the softball field.The operator sustained fatal injury and the vehicle was damaged.
After receiving the notification, the Aviation Safety Council（ASC）launched a go-team and headed to the crash site. The go-team performed evidence collections, wreckage inspection and site survey.
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