Paramotor Accident in Port Shepstone on 24 April 2022

SAHPA has learned of an unfortunate Paramotor (Power Paragliding) accident at Port Shepstone this afternoon.

The pilot has been airlifted to Port Shepstone Hospital and he is currently in a stable condition.

The cause of the accident is not yet known, but SAHPA wishes the pilot a speedy recovery.

The SAHPA Office

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