EMS: Paraglider in serious condition after falling about 20 feet following takeoff
Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 4:49 PM HST
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu Emergency Medical Services said a paraglider was seriously injured after falling about 20 feet after he took off near Kaena Point.
Officials said the incident happened around 1:35 p.m. Tuesday around the North Shore side of the Kaena Point trail.
EMS said the 29-year-old man suffered multiple injuries and was unable to exit the trail on his own.
The Honolulu Fire Department located the man and airlifted him to a nearby landing zone where medical care was transferred to EMS.
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