Hang-glider crashes in Canterbury's Governors Bay

OLIVIA CARVILLE
Last updated 17:25 16/11/2012

SlideshowGebbies Pass Rd, Governors Bay


View Gebbies Pass Rd, Governors Bay in a larger map

Relevant offers

National News

Campervan caught on wrong side of double yellow lines in Manawatu Gorge Angelina Jolie cries as she speaks about 'difficult' split from Brad Pitt Further cordons lifted after Port Hills fires Quiz: Test your sports knowledge - February 21 TV Review: The Lie Detective - Trash television at its worst British MPs divided as they debate Donald Trump's invite to meet the Queen Super Rugby preview: Dave Rennie and Aaron Cruden look for one last hurrah at Chiefs' helm Kiwi Christian music act The Lads find niche in the USA Chart of the day: When did visitor numbers to NZ take off? Russian ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

 

A 23-year-old man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital after crashing his hang-glider in a paddock at Governors Bay.

St John was alerted to the accident in Gebbies Pass Rd, near the Wheatsheaf Tavern, at 3.22pm today.

The man was taken to hospital with leg and shoulder injuries, a St John spokesman said..

"He may have a broken leg."

A rescue helicopter, ambulance and police attended the incident.

Police had "no idea" of the cause of the crash and a spokesman said they were still investigating. 


Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content