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Glider Crashes at Point of the Mountain

Glider Crashes at Point of the Mountain

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(KSL News) -- A novice paraglider broke his leg this morning after flying into a mountain.

Glider Crashes at Point of the Mountain

A paragliding instructor said the accident was partly due to a phenomenon called object fixation, which means people tend to fly toward exactly what they're trying to avoid.

The man got caught in a down draft while trying to land.

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