Coastguard rescue after paraglider crash

By Ross Findon

Monday, April 14, 2014

 

A RESCUE operation was launched this afternoon (Monday) after a paraglider crashed into a cliff at Freshwater.

The incident was reported at 2.20pm by a member of the public, who contacted Solent Coastguard.

Needles Coastgaurd Rescue sent a team to the area to rescue the man, who was said to be stuck on a steep, slippery area of cliff near Compton, according to Solent Coastguard.

He is not believed to have suffered serious injuries.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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