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Darjeeling paragliding ride goes horribly wrong. Hero pilot dies trying to save tourist
Date: Nov 30 2018 Submitted By:  

Purushottam Timsina, a 22-year-old paraglider pilot, was in the middle of a peaceful paragliding flight when a catastrophic accident changed everything.

In a recent tragic incident, a paragliding pilot died while saving a passenger during a mid-air accident and now the man is being hailed as a hero.

Purushottam Timsina, a 22-year-old paraglider pilot, was in the middle of a peaceful flight when a catastrophic accident changed everything.

Purushottam's vehicle snapped midair, but the brave man did not hesitate to save his co-passenger, Gaurav Choudhary, first.

The incident happened in Kalimpong, West Bengal. The video was shared on a Facebook page and has been shared widely across social media since then.

Watch this Video.

In the chilling video, which hoped to capture the experience of a lifetime, one can see how Purushottam tried his best till the last to save the man. He amazingly continued to pilot the damaged vehicle till the end.

Timsina managed to steer the broken glider to the ground safely. Unfortunately, he did not survive the accident and died from his injuries after.

Whereas, Chaudhury managed to escape with only a broken leg.

After the incident, officials said that they are investigating the matter to check whether all proper safety procedures were followed before taking the flight.

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