Articles Tagged with “hang gliding”

After a woman died in a hang gliding accident, a launch site operator “swallowed the memory card from his video camera affixed to the hang glider, for the purpose of destroying evidence,” the woman’s parents claimed in court.

Miguel Godinez and Helinda Ramirez claimed in British Columbia Supreme Court that their daughter, Lenami Godinez Avila, plunged 300 meters to her death after taking off for a tandem hang glider flight with defendant William Orders.

They also sued Hurlstone Ventures Inc., Shaun Wallace, Vancouver Hang Gliding, the Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada, the British Columbia Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and the West Coast Soaring Club.