A 54-year-old woman died and a 32-year-old man was seriously injured on Saturday afternoon in the accident of their tandem paraglider in La Plagne-Tarentaise (Savoie), firefighters said.
The facts unfolded shortly after 1:30 p.m. when the crew fell "
about ten meters
" to the ground in circumstances which remained undetermined, they added.
The fifty-year-old victim died on the spot.
The seriously injured, who piloted the paraglider, was transported to the Grenoble hospital center, according to the same source.