Paragliding accident at Llandudno on 8 June 2021

SAHPA has learned that a paraglider pilot had an unfortunate accident on Tuesday 8 June 2021 on the slopes of Little Lions Head above Llandudno. The pilot was airlifted by helicopter to hospital.

SAHPA can only confirm that the pilot was not a SAHPA member, nor a licensed paraglider pilot.

The nature and circumstances of the crash are unknown.

SAHPA Office

Take note: SAHPA is prohibited from investigating, or speculating on the cause of incidents and accidents. For this reason, SAHPA may only confirm the gender, date, time and location of an accident and will not offer any further comment. Accident investigations are performed by SACAA Accident & Incident Investigation Department (AIID).

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