Paragliding accident on Lions Head on 15 October 2021

SAHPA has learned of a tandem paragliding accident on Lions Head on 15 October 2021. At the time of writing, the injured person(s) is being assisted by medical rescue personnel.

The nature and circumstances of the crash are unknown and no other information is available at present.

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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