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At home in Italys Etna region, Angelo was caring for two condor chicks raised in captivity. Angelo tought them to fly. Image courtesy of Angelo D'Arrigo (click to enlarge).

'Birdman' Angelo d'Arrigo lost in a plane crash

Posted: Mar 26, 2006 02:19 pm EST

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(MountEverest.net) Italian pilot Angelo DâArrigo died today in an accident during an air show in Comiso, Italy, according to Italian media. DâArrigo, who flew in his hang-glider over Everest in 2004, and over Aconcagua on December 31, 2005, was passenger in a small Sky Arrow plane piloted by Guilio de Marchis, a retired military who also died when the vehicle fell 200 meters to the ground. The National Agency for flight security has opened an investigation to clear up the cause of the accident. Birdman flies awayAt...

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