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Thu, Nov 18, 2004

Canadian Aerobat Lost In Middle East

Adam Katagiri Was Flying In Jordan

A 27-year old Canadian pilot performing at an air show in Jordan was killed Monday when his glider went down south of Amman.

Canadian authorities weren't sure exactly where Katagiri was from, but he worked for the Royal Air Sports Club in the Red Sea resort town of Aqaba.

The aircraft, type unknown, went down in the mountains near an attraction called Wadi Rum. No details of the accident were immediately available.

FMI: www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/world/embassies/jordan

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