Unmanned U.S. glider kills woman holding baby in Taiwan

Glider had veered 500 meters away from competition area: reports

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/11/02
By: Matthew Strong, , Staff Writer

A glider killed a 36-year-old woman holding her son in Kenting Saturday Nov. 2 (photo by Hengchun Police) (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A contest for unmanned gliders in Pingtung County’s Kenting went fatally wrong Saturday (November 2) when a competitor for the United States team hit and killed a woman holding her two-year-old boy, reports said.

The glider, which weighed 2 kilograms, hit a 36-year-old woman named Lin (林) in the head and injured her child, according to the United Daily News website. The boy’s injuries were not grave, reports said.    [FULL  STORY]

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