Jetpack-type device

The jetpack-type device that crash landed in the Salt River Recreation Area.

MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A man was injured Wednesday morning after crash landing in a paramotor near the Salt River Recreation Area early Wednesday morning.

Deputies responded to the crash landing near Bush Highway and Usery Pass Road around 7 a.m.

MCSO said the man crash landed in a "jetpack-type device," which appears to be a paramotor used in powered paragliding.

The man was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

No other details were released.

 


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(8) comments

Azfamily

Jet pack? Shane, perhaps journalism is a bad fit. Maybe try something where laziness isn’t as noticeable. My advice is to run for public office.

trsalemme

Cmon Shane. You look like you are right out of High School. Google is your friend!

trsalemme

You had to use quotes around "jetpack", because you don't know what a powered parachute is??

AZFlyer

He's not the only one. Fox 10 and ABC 15 both went with calling it a jetpack. Apparently journalism means transcribing govt press releases without question.

andthesurveysays

Jet packs, drones, Tesla car space-rockets...if dad could see all this now. Yeah, but his '72 Bronco still takes the cake.

trsalemme

Ive seen some late 70's Blazers going for 40k

AZFlyer

Really? A jet pack? How many guys with "jet packs" do you think are flying around? It's a paramotor. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramotor?wprov=sfla1

Robs

Superpooped out[scared]

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