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CAPE TOWN SIGNAL HILL: TWO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A PARAGLIDING ACCIDENT
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DURBAN WOMAN (24) PLUNGES TO HER DEATH FROM THIRD FLOOR OF BUILDING
9 Mar 2018, Cape Town: Two people sustained moderate injuries in a private paragliding accident on Signal Hill in Cape Town this afternoon.
At approximately 13h00, ER24 Paramedics arrived at the scene and found a woman, believed to be in her 40s, and a man, believed to be in his 30s, lying on the hill.
Community Medics and Fire & Rescue Personnel were on scene and helped to treat the patients. The man and woman were later transported to a nearby hospital for further medical care.
It is understood this was not a paid instructional flight as the SAHPA licensed tandem pilot was doing flights toward a SAHPA Tandem Flight Instructor rating.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics, but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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