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Captain Who Fatally Cut
Parasail Line Arrested
Sep 23, 2022 9:56 AM CDT
Captain Who Fatally Cut Parasail Line Arrested
A woman died and two children were injured in Memorial Day tragedy in Florida
- A Florida boat captain who admitted cutting a line securing a parasail to his vessel, resulting in the death of one of three riders , has been arrested for manslaughter. Daniel Gavin Couch, 49, hadn’t done a recent weather check ahead of high winds on Memorial Day, which put the...
Lawyer: Family Offered to Delay
Parasail Before Deadly Accident
Jun 29, 2022 1:45 PM CDT
Lawyer: Family Offered to Delay Parasail Before Deadly Accident
Wrongful death lawsuit accuses company of operating in unsafe weather conditions
- The family of a 33-year-old Illinois woman who was killed while parasailing in the Florida Keys last month has filed a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit against boat company Lighthouse Parasail, attorneys said. Supraja Alaparthi was killed, her 9-year-old nephew was seriously injured, and her 10-year-old son suffered minor...
It Was 'Pretty Much
the Worst Thing You
Jun 1, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
It Was 'Pretty Much the Worst Thing You Could Imagine'
Parasailing accident off Marathon, Fla., leaves woman dead, 2 children injured
- A Memorial Day parasailing adventure turned into "pretty much the worst thing you could imagine," according to a witness of what became a deadly tragedy for a vacationing family in the Florida Keys. Supraja Alaparthi, 33, of Illinois was parasailing with her 10-year-old son and 9-year-old nephew off...
as Line Snaps,
for 45 Minutes
Jun 29, 2018 11:20 AM CDT
Parasailing Terror as Line Snaps, Woman Drifts for 45 Minutes
Katie Malone is lucky to be alive after frightening incident in Puerto Vallarta
- It was supposed to be an adventurous outing to celebrate her last birthday in her 20s. Instead, Katie Malone ended up with her body shattered after a freak parasailing accident in Mexico—but she and her family are thankful she's alive. Malone's brother Brendan Malone tells
Jul 23, 2010 6:31 PM CDT
Parasailing Donkey's Owner Won't Face Charges
Russian officials say animal is OK
- The owner of a donkey that went parasailing over a Russian beach , terrifying both the animal and onlookers, will not face animal cruelty charges, the
reports. The donkey, a female, "is clinically healthy," a local official tells AFP , adding that the owner didn't see any problem...
Jul 20, 2010 2:14 PM CDT
Flying Donkey Sparks Animal Cruelty Probe
Terrified animal goes parasailing, scaring Russian beachgoers
- Russian police are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after a donkey was forced to parasail over a beach resort, terrifying not only the animal but sunbathing families who watched from below. "The donkey screamed and children cried," a police rep tells AFP . "No-one had the...
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