FLORIDA (KRQE) – A stranded woman is lucky to be alive after a paramotor pilot spotted her during a flight. The pilot, Cristiano Piquet was soaring over southern Florida when he spotted something in the canal.


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Flying closer, Piquet then noticed that it was a car becoming submerged in water and a person nearby screaming for help. Piquet, with the help of a neighbor, pulled the woman to safety.

The woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She is expected to be okay.