Paraglider Rescued from Tree

Friday, November 16, 2018
By Martin Myall

ALM Paraglider hanging in a treeA German, paragliding enthusiast came down in a tree in Velilla, next to the church, around 16.00h this afternoon.

The rescue operation was so complicated that it required the help of the Guardia Civil mountain-rescue team because he was caught up in the branches so high up.

At the time of the writing of the article (19.24h) , the rescue was still on going, although according to Juan Manuel de Haro (Ideal), they were near to getting him down at last.

We also received a photo from Tristan & Jane Mosedale, which we reproduce here. Many thanks to both Tristan/Jane and Juan Manuel for the info and material

We shall update the article when more information comes in.

(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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