Giant kite crashes into crowd at festival in Japan
A kite festival in Japan turned tragic on Sunday when a 1,500-lb. kite came crashing to ground, killing one man. Three others were hurt.
Strong winds appeared to be responsible for the accident. The city's mayor apologized and said safety measures were inadequate at the event, sparking investigation.
The tragedy mirrors a similar event in 2004, when eight people were hurt as a 2,000-lb. kite crashed into a crowd at a festival near Tokyo.
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