MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –
Source: Swiss Canton Zug – news in German
Zug, October 24, 2020, 9:20 p.m.
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Train: Rescue helicopter after a sports accident
A paraglider pilot crashed during the landing maneuver. Rega took him to hospital with serious injuries.
On Saturday afternoon (October 24, 2020), shortly before 3:45 p.m., a 39-year-old paraglider pilot who had previously started on the Zugerberg wanted to land in the Gimenen area in Oberwil near Zug. When approaching for landing, it fell several meters and hit the meadow. The man suffered significant injuries.
After receiving initial medical care, the 39-year-old was flown to a hospital outside the canton by Rega. The exact cause of the accident is not yet known and is being investigated.
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