Paraglider crashes into logs
Steven Chua / Squamish Chief –
Aug 29, 2019 / 1:33 pm | Story:
UPDATE: 1:30 p.m.
Squamish RCMP impart this morning’s injury of a paraglider adopted the man falling into a log enhance on Howe Sound.
RCMP launched their police boat and assisted firefighters in retrieving the forty-Twelve months-former man from the water.
He change into once transferred to a waiting ambulance, and a transient while later change into once airlifted to a Decrease Mainland successfully being facility with existence-threatening accidents.
RCMP Sgt. Sascha Banks says the man change into once paragliding off the Stawamus Chief when he went into a toddle and fell to the log enhance.
“The immediate action of the employees from the log kind along with marine group, Squamish Fire, Squamish BC Ambulance, and Squamish RCMP had been valuable to providing an especially immediate response to this serious arena” Banks added.
Photo: Glacier Media
ORIGINAL: 12:25 p.m.
A seriously injured paraglider change into once airlifted from the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, Thursday.
The paraglider change into once rushed to successfully being facility in existence-threatening situation about 9:Forty five a.m., BC Emergency Health Services and products spokesperson Shannon Miller confirmed.
“Our serious care paramedic crew on scene performed more than one procedures to stabilize the affected person for transport,” acknowledged Miller.
The Flee Guard, Squamish Search and Rescue and RCMP had been on occasion called in.
No different necessary aspects were released.