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Panama City parasail accident update
(CNN) No matter how many times you've seen the video, it's still painful to watch.
Alexis Fairchild, 17, and Sidney Good, 17, are still in the hospital after taking this parasailing ride in Panama City Beach, Florida on Monday.
After their tow rope snaps free, the wind gusts sweeping them away, smashing them into two condominiums, right before they plummeted into a parking lot, suffering severe brain trauma, back injuries and, for Sidney Good, a broken neck.
We've learned from WJHD that this isn't the first accident on record for the parasailing company-- Aquatic Adventures.
"The case involving the two girls from Indiana who were hurt is strikingly similar to the case I have against this company,” said Wes Pittman, personal injury lawyer.
Pittman says his two clients say their tow cable also came loose while they were parasailing with Aquatic Adventures in 2009.
Luckily, they landed in the ocean.
Aquatic adventures could not be reached for comment about either incident.
But they released this statement about this week's accident on Wednesday--
"While we adhere to best practices to minimize the risks associated with watersport activities, sudden weather conditions can and do occur. As a full investigation is ongoing, we are unable to comment further at this time."
The teens' families say Alexis Fairchild is now stable... But, Sidney Good is still in critical condition... Both girls facing a long road to recovery.
"When she was walking to one of her therapy, she was walking past Sidney’s room and was able to walk in, say hi, hold her hand. Sidney was able to raise her hand. It was a great moment."
Aquatic adventures has one of the largest parasail fleets in the country. The US Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife are investigating the accident.