One of them landed in a nearby farm while the other came crashing down on a road.
Two men – both Pakistanis – sustained minor injuries after they fell from a parachute when its rope snapped due to strong winds in the Khor Fakkan beach area on Saturday.
One of them landed in a nearby farm while the other came crashing down on a road near Al Safeer shopping center, preliminary investigations showed. The probe also revealed that the incident might have occurred due to strong winds and heavy rains that lashed the area in the afternoon.
The Khor Fakkan Police have launched an intensified investigation to ascertain whether the company which rented the parachutes to the duo followed the safety norms.
The video footage of the incident went viral on social media.
On receiving a call at the operations room about the incident, a police team comprising patrols, rescue and ambulance officers rushed to the site and shifted the two injured to Khor Fakkan Hospital. They have been discharged after treatment.
– Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) November 9, 2019
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