Paraglider spins out of control in high winds and hits high-voltage power line in Brazil [video]

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Paraglider is fortunate to outlive after spinning out of control in high winds and hitting power line with a bang as he plunges onto road in Brazil

  • Paraglider Jose A. de Lacerda, 48, crashed in the Charitas district of Niteroi 
  • He collided with the line and sustained severe spinal accidents in the crash
  • Novice paraglider had deliberate to land on Charitas seashore, three minutes away

By Olivia Devereux-evans For Mailonline

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A paraglider was fortunate to outlive after crashing right into a high-voltage power line when he spun out of control in high winds.

Footage filmed in the Charitas neighbourhood of Niteroi, southeast Brazil, on November 18 exhibits the novice paraglider plummeting in direction of the road between two tall condo blocks.

He hits the power line with a loud bang that brings bystanders speeding over to assist him.

The paraglider, Jose A. de Lacerda, a Rio de Janeiro navy police sergeant, sustained severe spinal accidents. 

Mr de Lacerda had been planning to land on Charitas Beach after launching from the Sao Francisco district of town, in accordance with the information website Metropoles, however as a substitute crashed a three-minute stroll away.  

Dalton Machado, president of a neighborhood paragliding membership, mentioned Mr de Lacerda was fortunate to outlive. 

In the footage, Mr de Lacerda’s paraglider is seen dramatically throwing him throughout the sky as he loses control of the chute.

He is jolted again to the suitable earlier than his parachute swiftly drops and hits the power cable at pace.

Jose A. de Lacerda, 48, spins in direction of the road in the Charitas neighbourhood of Niteroi, Brazil, on November 18

A loud rattling noise is heard as his chute hits the line and he cries out in ache as he hits the bottom. 

People in the road, Rua Clotilde Maria Linhares Pinsky, shortly rush over to assist him and the filmer, who seems to be in one of the condo blocks, zooms in.

Mr de Lacerda is seen transferring his arms and legs in the footage however he suffered severe spinal accidents, it was later reported.

Mr de Lacerda was taken by the fireplace division to Hospital Estadual Azevedo Lima for therapy after residents rushed to his help when he known as out in ache

Mr de Lacerda was seen transferring his legs and arms round on the ground however sustained severe spinal accidents. He is now in a secure situation in hospital

He was taken by the fireplace division to Hospital Estadual Azevedo Lima for therapy.

Military police at present mentioned he was in a secure situation, in accordance with Correio Brazilienze Brazil.   

Mr Machado, of paragliding membership Clube Oceanico de Voo Livre, mentioned Mr de Lacerda was fortunate to outlive the accident.  

Mr Machado mentioned he ought to have been accompanied on the bounce as he was inexperienced.

He mentioned that the Parque da Cidade, in Sao Francisco, had a public take-off ramp which meant they might not stop anybody from flying. 

Mr de Lacerda loses control of his paraglider and spins near an condo block in the Charitas neighbourhood of Niteroi, southeast Brazil

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