Kite flight mishap


A KITESURFER was blown away off a Dénia beach on Sunday and landed on the roof of a five-storey building 300 metres inland.
Firefighters did a double take when they saw the surfer on top of the block of flats still attached to his kite, almost a quarter of a mile from the nearest beach.
The 46-year-old from Valencia had been out kitesurfing with friends in the Las Marinas area late morning, taking advantage of the weekend’s extremely strong winds, which made wave conditions perfect for practising their sport.

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