British soldier dies paragliding in French Alps

6th September 2004, Comments 0 comments

CHAMONIX, France, Sept 5 (AFP) - A British soldier fell to his death while paragliding in the French Alps on Sunday, mountain police said here.

CHAMONIX, France, Sept 5 (AFP) - A British soldier fell to his death while paragliding in the French Alps on Sunday, mountain police said here.

The 47-year-old man whose identity has not been released took off from Plan Praz in the Mont Blanc region at an altitude of 1,900 metres but his sail closed up in flight, they said.

 

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