Almuñécar Hang-Glider Accident

Two people, a man and a woman, were injured in Almuñécar yesterday in a flying accident, near the old Al Club area above Playa Velilla.

ALM Paraglider Accident 16MR21An eye witness saw them come down in a twin paraglider on the Camino Viejo de Velilla around midday.

An ambulance was immediately despatched, as well the Guardia Civil and the fire service. The Centro de Control de Tránsito Aéreo was also informed.

In the end, the fire service were not required as the accident occurred on a spot that didn’t require rope and tackle to extract them.

The two victims, British citizens, were taken to Hospital Santa Ana in Motril. The woman reportedly has a fractured pelvis as well as fractures in both legs. The man reportedly suffered a head injury.

(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Photo: JM de Haro)

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