paraglider had a lucky escape after hitting an eagle while soaring over the
paraglider, identifying himself as Paravoffka, collided with the bird during
his first flight on a trip to India. With the hapless creature caught in
his rigging, his parachute folded up and he began plummeting to earth.
Paravoffka was able to deploy his reserve parachute to slow his descent, making
a relatively soft landing in the forest via a tree.
a few minutes collecting himself he was able to free the distressed
bird from his rigging.
neither aviator nor bird