Israeli paraglider killed in Peru
Doron Lugassi, 39, dies in accident during competition in city of Huancayo.
An Israeli man was killed late Friday as took part in a paragliding competition in Peru, Israeli media reported on Saturday.
Doron Lugassi, 39, crashed into the ground at high speed after his paraglider was caught by a heavy gust of wind.
He suffered heavy injuries and later died in hospital.
An Australian competitor was also badly hurt as fliers struggled to cope with the harsh conditions.
A year ago, a 23-year-old Israel woman, Galit Sasson, was killed when she slipped and fell into a ravine near Cuzco, a popular tourist site.