Two Brit teens, 13 and 15, die in freak parasailing accident in Rhodes

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Two British teenagers have died and a third is fighting for their life after the trio fell in a freak parasailing accident while on holiday in Rhodes, Greece.

A brother, 15, and a sister, 13, were been declared dead after the rope attached to their parachute snapped in strong winds.

It is believed a second brother, also 15, is still in hospital in "critical condition" following the freak accident on Tuesday October 27.

All three fell from an "extremely high" altitude onto coastal rocks near the holiday village of Lindos, in the south east of Rhodes, Greece.

The Greek coastguard confirmed two teenagers had been discovered on the rocks following a brief search of the area, with the third found with serious injuries.

A source reportedly told The Sun the rope attached to the teen's parachute and the speedboat snapped at "around 400 to 500ft" altitude.

Moments later, the source said "strong winds" carried "them across the sky" and they "smashed into a cliff-face on the beach."

They said: "It was a horrific accident.

""Three of them were all up in the sky at an extremely high altitude, around 400 to 500ft, when the rope attached to their parachute and the speedboat snapped.

"It clearly wasn't strong enough to be pulling all three of them at the same time.

"Strong winds carried them across the sky and moments later they smashed into a cliff-face on the beach."

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