Paraglider Rescued From Cliff-side in Bourne

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by Nancy Shack, WBZ NewsRadio1030

Bourne, Mass (WBZ NewsRadio) — A para-glider is rescued after crashing into a cliff in Bourne, MA. First responders got the call around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon from Sagamore Highlands that a para-glider has gone down. is rescued after crashing into of a cliff in Bourne, Massachusetts.

Firefighters were lowered down a cliff to reach the injured paraglider. Video shows first responders lowering the man down onto Sagamore Beach. Firefighters rappelled down the cliff to reach the injured flyer, then lowered the man down to Sagamore Beach.

The victim was knocked unconscious by the impact but was awake when he was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth with serious injuries.

There is no information yet on his condition.

You can see a video of the rescue below.



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