Hey tandem hang glider pilot…you literally had ONE JOB!
Step 1. Put harness on your passenger.
Step 2. (and this is the really important part): ATTACH harness to hang glider. That makes the passenger less fall-y.
This poor guy endured 2 mins and 14 secs of this before he was low enough (or exhausted enough) to let go.
He was ok, apart from a broken wrist.
And somebody’s gonna get suuuuuuuued!!
The full story is HERE.