RAF Hang Gliding Accident Leaves Pilot Injured Hang Gliding Accident 17.08.2006 A man was taken to hospital with facial and chest injuries following a hang gliding accident which left him unconscious.The man, an RAF pilot, crashed into the side of a hill East Hill, Rothbury on an exercise in Northumberland. An RAF helicopter airlifted the man to hospital.The Air Accident Investigation Branch is overseeing an investigation into the incident.Irwin Mitchell has acted for a number of victims of military injuries. Do you have a claim? If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident that wasn't your fault, our solicitors can help. Fill in our online claims form for free advice. Press contact James Clarke Press Officer +44 (0)161 838 3169 Email James Related articles 19.06.2018The New Tax Evasion Facilitation Offence 19.06.2018Legal Challenge To Inadequate Care ‘A Wake-Up Call To The NHS’ 18.06.2018Family Of Former College Cleaner Appealing To Ex-Colleagues For Help Following Cancer Death 18.06.2018Family Law Team Ranked Number One 18.06.2018London Drives UK Tourism But Other Regions Attracting Attention 18.06.2018Omnichannel And Experiential 'Key To Retail's Future Success'