Paraglider crashes near Port Bruce
A 47-year-old Aylmer man was airlifted to hospital after the paraglider he was flying crashed east of Port Bruce on Sunday, May 18.
The crash happened just after 2 p.m. south of Dexter Line when the “experienced paraglider pilot” lost control of the aircraft (parachute with seat) and struck the side of a cliff, Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police Constable Troy Carlson said.
Malahide firefighters performed a steep angle rescue of the pilot who was then airlifted to hospital in serious condition.
Police continued to investigate the incident although Transport Canada was not investigating.