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RAF Hang Gliding Accident Leaves Pilot Injured

Hang Gliding Accident


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.

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