Paraglider rescued from cliffs at Charmouth

HM Coastguard

HM Coastguard - Credit: Archant

Coastguards use specialist equipment to carry 63-year-old flyer to safety

Emergency services were called to help a paraglider who had crash landed on the cliffs, near Charmouth, at around 4pm on Saturday afternoon (April 20).

Coastguard rescue teams from Lyme Regis and West Bay attended the scene and recovered the casualty, a 63-year-old man.

They used specialist equipment to carry him to the top of the cliff. He was uninjured.

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