Investigation underway after a paraglider dies whilst another is seriously injured following a mid air collision – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
September 19, 2018

Investigation underway after a paraglider dies whilst another is seriously injured following a mid air collision

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A paraglider has sadly died whilst another has been seriously injured following a mid air collision in the UK.

According to the Peterborough Today newspaper, the tragic accident which occurred eight miles north of Peterborough, saw a man aged in his 50s lose his life, whilst a fellow paraglider a man aged in his 40s suffer serious injuries.

Police investigating the incident say both men were found in Rippons Drove in Northborough at approximately 8:45am on Monday.

They say one man was pronounced dead at the scene, whilst another was rushed to Nottingham Hospital with extensive injuries.

It is not yet known what caused the Mid air collision, but officers say an investigation is currently ongoing.

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