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7 Jun 2017
Tourist in critical condition after parasailing accident

Парасейлинг

A 35-year-old British tourist was seriously injured in a parasailing accident in Paphos. Couple was in the air with the parachute, when unexpectedly the parachute fell into the water, and the metal beam, which was attached to the boat, hit the tourists.

As a result, the man suffered serious head and neck injuries. First, tourists were taken to Paphos hospital, but after the examination the man was taken to the General Hospital of Nicosia.

Parasailing is an active sport, where a person is towed behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a specially designed canopy wing or a parachute.