Two members of the Colombian Air Force accidentally died after hanging from a helicopter and showing the Colombian flag over the Medellin Flower Fair.
Jesus Mosquera and Sebastian Gamboa plunged to their deaths wrapped in the flag when a cable hanging from the helicopter snapped during the stunt on 11 August.
Moments earlier the airmen had been clinging to a metal cable and waving to the festival crowd below during a parade.
Colombia’s defence ministry said it was investigating the cause of the tragedy and the city airport was closed.
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