Woman dies in glider crash

A 27-year-old woman from Johannesburg died after losing control of her paraglider during a competition at Weetgekraal farm near Lydenburg at the weekend.

A 27-year-old woman from Johannesburg died after losing control of her paraglider during a competition at Weetgekraal farm near Lydenburg at the weekend.

She may not be identified until her next of kin have been informed.

Superintendent Abie Khoabane of the Mpumalanga police said the woman fell about 100m to the ground.

Khoabane added that the accident was rare. - Riot Hlatshwayo

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