Paraglider hospitalised in Feldkirch

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An elderly paraglider was taken to a clinic after a crash landing.The 60-year-old man wanted to touch down on a football pitch in Schnifis in VorarlbergÂ’s Feldkirch district when his glider grazed nearby trees on Sunday afternoon. He plunged to the ground from around eight metres.The paraglider was transported to a clinic in Feldkirch via […]

Paraglider in clinic after crash

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A German paraglider was hospitalised after crashing against a rock face in Vorarlberg at the weekend.Police in the town of Au said today (Mon) that the man suffered serious injuries in the accident which occurred on Saturday afternoon. The resident of Rettenberg in the German state of Bavaria was transferred to a local hospital via […]

Paraglider dies after hitting rocks

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A 31-year-old paraglider died instantly after crashing against a rock face yesterday (Thurs).The man from Linz, Upper Austria, was paragliding in a mountainous area in the Styrian district of Liezen. He was already dead when a helicopter rescue team discovered him shortly after the incident around 3pm.Only last week, a 35-year-old Tyrolean paraglider was killed […]