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Terrifying footage shows a hangglider collapsing during mid-flight dive

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Hangglider Jon Gjerde’s run at the Ekstremsportveko show in Voss, Norway, took a harrowing turn last Tuesday when Gjerde’s glider gave out under extreme G-forces.

All seemed well as Gjerde attempted an intense spinning dive, which he then turned into a loop, but as he tried to go into a second loop, his glider collapsed and began to spiral towards the lake below.

Fortunately, Gjerde was able to pull his emergency chute which successfully deployed despite the glider’s spiral. 

Another view of from the ground shows exactly the moment when things went wrong. Read more…

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