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Paraglider dies in the canton of Obwalden

National News // July 27, 2018

A 56-year-old woman has died after crashing to the ground during a paragliding flight in Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden.

PIxabay Paraglider dies in the canton of Obwalden

Police say that the woman had taken off from a slope on the Brunni mountain yesterday afternoon. She lost altitude in the Hahnen area and crash landed, in spite of having an emergency parachute.

Accident investigators will now try to establish exactly what caused the crash.

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