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22 Apr 2018 3:39
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Man dies in Otago paraglider crash

    The body of a Wanaka man has been recovered from the site of a paraglider crash at Mount Roy in Otago.


    A man has died in a paraglider crash at Mount Roy, near Wanaka.

    Emergency services were alerted to the crash just before 3pm on Tuesday.

    Police say a rescue helicopter reached the site around 5pm and found the body of the pilot, a 54-year-old Wanaka man.

    A cliff rescue team has recovered the body and police are notifying next of kin.


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