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3-Year-Old Girl Goes Airborne at Kite Festival

The Taiwanese crowd is shocked as girl twists in the air
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 30, 2020 4:10 PM CDT

(Newser) – A 3-year-old girl in Taiwan was reported safe after becoming caught in the strings of a kite and lifted several meters into the air, the AP reports. The unidentified girl was taking part in a kite festival Sunday in the seaside town of Nanlioao when she was caught up by a giant, long-tailed orange kite. Video shot at the scene showed her twisting several times above a crowd of adults who struggled to pull the kite back to earth. News reports said the girl was frightened but suffered no physical injuries in the incident. (Read more kites stories.)

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