Missing Paraglider Found Dead In Himachal

Singaporean paraglider Kok Chang (53), who disappeared while paragliding in the Bir-Billing territory of Himachal Pradesh on Monday, is dead. Sources said Chang, an ex-commando in the Singapore armed force, was a free flyer. His body was spotted by a group deputed to find another missing paraglider — Jos Lewis from Spain.

The Baijnath SDM said Chang’s body was lying in Big Area of Utrala in Baijnath. At the point when the rescue group came to there, he had just died. The correct purpose for his passing would just be known after the post-mortem, he said.

Singaporean paraglider Kok Chang had come here to take part in the Paragliding World Cup to be held from October 27. The organization guaranteed that missing Spanish paraglider Jos Lewis has been seen in Bandla slopes, close Palampur. Food and garments have been given to him, however, the rescue will be attempted tomorrow. Recently, the organization had kept up that Lewis was discovered caught on a slope between Thumsar Pass and Bara Bhangal town.

Today, helicopters and para-motors were pressed into service to locate him in that area, but he was not found there. In the evening, he was spotted by a rescue team in Bandla hills. Accidents over the past few days and Chang’s death have cast a shadow on the Paragliding World Cup being organized at Bir-Billing from October 27 to 30.

Today, helicopters and para-motors were pressed into administration to find him around there, yet he was not found there. At night, he was spotted by a rescue group in Bandla slopes. Mishaps in the course of recent days and Chang’s demise have thrown a shadow on the Paragliding World Cup being composed at Bir-Billing from October 27 to 30.

Source: Tribune

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