The incident I witnessed today could have turned into the news headlines of tomorrow. Fortunately, it won’t but I brought some pictures for you. Let me brief you quickly. To make the most of this sunny Sunday, Dhaneesha and myself drove to Belle Mare where we had some fried noodles before relaxing below on the beach. On a sea platform, at some hundred of meters from the beach, some people were waiting for their turn to have a parachute ride. At the same time, I had my camera in hand, armed with my Tamron 70-300mm.
A few of my shots to describe the incident:
The couple preparing to “land” after their approximately 2 minutes ride off the
They missed the landing platform, probably because the boat skipper has not properly calculated the safe distance required for a perfect landing.
As you can see below, one of the guys on the platform grabbed the man’s leg to pull him:
The couple plunged into the water. I don’t think that was planned.
The way they dived into the sea was quite sudden and probably dangerous too. Notice the guy in red getting ready to run to their help.
And rescuing them while the others gathered to watch:
That’s all from me. Be careful, you never know what can turn wrong in life!