The dream of flying was for the American tourists to be a nightmare. Because something Incredible happened started: As a Tourist last October in Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland to a tandem flight with the hang glider, forgot the Pilot to save him. Not to plunge into the deep, had to cling to the Americans about two and a half minutes long with the hands on the handlebar of the glider, and on the body of the pilots. Would he run out of power, he would today probably be dead.
The dramatic flight in a Stuntman style has been on the Internet to Hit. Against 10 million Times the Video was clicked on until today, this was uploaded for the Americans on Youtube and it shows the flight in full length. The title of the Videos: "Swiss Mishap" – Swiss mishap. "I'll just go back to Delta fly, because I couldn't enjoy my first flight," commented the American, not without its gallows humor. He came up with the crack of a biceps tendon to the left – from the long Hold and the fracture of the right wrist from the rough landing of it.
Fast landing thanks to "extreme Descent"
Now, worked up the case legally. The Federal advocacy has the Delta pilots on 11. June, by the criminal command has been legally convicted of negligent disruption of public transport. It has issued a conditional fine of 120 daily rates, as well as a fine of 1000 Swiss francs. In addition, the Pilot has to shell out the procedures cost of 800 francs. Previously, the Federal office for civil aviation had imposed a fine of 800 francs, and the pilots flying license for two months, deprived of.
In the criminal warrant is signed, the incident in detail subsequently. The Pilot immediately initiated after the Start of an "extreme descent" to come as quickly as possible back to the ground. Despite the "out of the plane very challenging conditions," he can "violent control movements" to avoid, gives him the office of the attorney General. The average speed of the horror flight, they calculated exactly 59.3 km/h. This is at an altitude of mostly 30 to 50 meters above the ground. The American Tourist had to let go, he would be rebounded according to the calculations with 112,75 km/h on the ground.
, An additional line against the forgetfulness
The punished Delta pilot tandem flights, offers, as before. He had drawn his Lessons from the "shock of life", he explains on the phone. He had the front attached to his Delta two safety lines, which should be linked to the karabiners. If he forget, the carabiner mount, dangling these lines directly in front of his face. And then, it was clear that he could not yet stand out.
And the American Tourist? Has recently completed a new Video on Youtube. In it, he shows that after three surgery, recovered, and playing Golf. From Interlaken he says in spite of everything, as "such a beautiful place". At the end of the video he announces that he had planned for next September, his second Delta flight, and "in Switzerland".
Created: 09.08.2019, 15:28 PM