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

30th August, 2015 by

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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