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This toddler was dragged by a kite into the sky. She’s safe

Winds swept a young Taiwanese girl into the air after she became trapped in the tail of a kite. She landed safely a short time later after adults found a way to grab her.

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In this image made from video, a 3 year old girl is lifted into the air by a large kite during a kite festival in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. The wind slowed down and the girl was safely recovered by adults on the ground.

In this image made from video, a 3-year-old girl is lifted into the air by a large kite during a kite festival in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. The wind slowed down and the girl was safely recovered by adults on the ground.

Dainese Hsu, Associated Press

A 3-year-old girl inTaiwan is safe after she was swept away into the sky after she became entangled around a streamer during a festival over the weekend, The New York Timesreports.

  • Strong winds swept her off the ground. For 30 seconds, she was suspended in the air. Screams rang out all around as she flipped through the air.
  • She landed safely a short time later after adults found a way to grab her, Fox News reports.
  • She had abrasions around her neck and face, though. She traveled to a hospital for an examination, the mayor of Hsinchu, Lin Chih-chien, wrote in a Facebook post, according to The New York Times.

See the video below. Note: It may be inappropriate for some users.

City officials decided to end the festival so they could conduct a review of safety precautions, per Fox News.