Chinese state tv shows Hungarian wingsuit flyer's fatal flight
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 00:49
Oct. 10 - Chinese state television CCTV releases footage of Hungarian wingsuit flyer Victor Kovats' fatal flight in central China. Sarah Toms reports.
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The last moments of Victor Kovat's life as he makes a fatal dive from a Tianmen mountain top in central China's Hunan Province.
Chinese state television showed footage of the Hungarian wingsuit flyer, as his parachute fails to open on Tuesday.
He is sent crashing into the valley.
Xinhua reported that around 200 fire fighters and police officers were dispatched to the scene to look for him.
Search teams found his body on Wednesday at the foot of a 100 metre high cliff.
Kovat had completed 700 wingsuit flights since he started the sport six years ago.
Initial investigations say the accident was caused by a technical problem during the trial jump.
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