Helicopter rescue of injured Pulpi paraglider hooked onto rocks in Spain’s Costa Almeria

STUCK: The 60-year old’s paraglider canopy got stuck on rocks CREDIT: Guardia Civil

A 60-YEAR old paraglider had to be evacuated by helicopter after suffering injuries in an accident in Pulpi at midday on Sunday.

The emergency services reported that the 60-year old’s paraglider canopy got hooked onto rocks when he came down in a difficult to access area of the Sierra Aguilon mountains in Pilar de Jaravia

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Guardia Civil, Local Police, Bomberos del Levante firefighters and an EPES Public Health Emergency Company team went to his rescue after a member of the public called 112. But they had to call in a Guardia Civil rescue helicopter from Granada, which flew the injured man to Torrecardenas hospital in Almeria city.


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