Dan Buchanan soars into Wings & Wheels fest at Vail Valley Jet Center

Dan Buchanan soars into Wings & Wheels fest at Vail Valley Jet Center
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By Krista Driscoll

Dan Buchanan can’t walk, but that hasn’t stopped him from flying. More than 30 years ago, Buchanan, a resident of Dayton, Nevada, was busy pursuing his private pilot’s license and logging his thrills soaring off mountaintops in a hang glider in Lake Tahoe, California, when an accident changed the course of his life.“I got hurt flying in a storm,” Buchanan said. “I landed, and the glider hit me on the head, on the helmet, and gave me a compression fracture.” NO FEARThe spinal injury paralyzed Buchanan from the waist down, and while he wouldn’t walk again, it certainly didn’t prevent …

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