Three paragliders collide mid-air before plunging into sea as horrified spectators watch

The accident occurred during the 21st Oludeniz International Air Games Festival in Oludeniz, Turkey on Sunday, the day before a woman got into trouble while paragliding and fell into the water

Turkey: Shocking moment from paraglider pilots collides in the air

A man is in serious condition after colliding with two other paragliders before falling into the sea in front of horrified spectators, just the day before another actress nearly died when she “swallowed her tongue” in midair.

The first accident occurred on Sunday during the 21st Oludeniz International Air Games Festival in Oludeniz, Turkey.

According to local reports, a man identified as Çağdaş Türkmen was in “serious” condition in the hospital.

Kars and Murat Can Sak, the other two men, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment Spuntnik news.

Video footage of the scene shows viewers gazing into the sky from Belcekiz Beach as the paragliders get caught and fall into the water.

Ibrahim Kars and Murat Can Sak made a single jump from the Babadağ 1500 runway in the nearby mountains
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A separate clip shows rescuers diving into the water and helping a person who was lying face down in the water before they bring them to shore on a stretcher.

Ibrahim Kars and Murat Can Sak made a single jump off the Babadağ 1500s runway in the nearby mountains before colliding in midair. The runway is one of the highest commercial take-off sites in the world.

The Ukrainian citizen Maria Protsluk, 28, also left this starting place before “her tongue slipped into her throat,” said the local Reports, and she fell into the water.

The Ukrainian citizen Maria Protsluk, 28, also went on the water at the same festival
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Maria Protsyuk / east2west news)

She survived thanks to the intervention of Coast Guard command teams, who were with her within a minute, reports say.

Protsluk was taken to a private hospital in Fethiye and released today after being kept under surveillance overnight following her accident yesterday.

MSN credit in Turkey wrote that Protsluk, who telephoned Coast Guard Command officers, said: “I learned that you had arrived in the area where I fell within a minute.

“I am now living as a result of your intervention. Thank you all very much.”

Hundreds of aerobatic pilots from different countries participated in batman and low free jumps, small high-speed paragliding shows, mosquito, microlight and hot air balloon shows.

The Turkish Aviation Association also held a motorized paragliding show, so Railway news.

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