Paraglider breaks ankle in fall

Last updated 11:17 28/03/2014

Relevant offers

Hills and Harbour

Stranded teen rescued from cliffs Birthday girl rescued from Brighton rip New square a milestone for Lyttelton Bach owners: 'Risks to life' no big deal Remote control handles demolition Too many port deaths as profits rise Call to limit building in flood-prone areas Smelly rest home a 'health hazard' City council grants church $43,000 Cashmere residents rally against rest home

A paraglider was injured in an accident in the Port Hills yesterday.  

Emergency services were called to the area near the Christchurch Gondola about 1.15pm. 

Police said a 33-year-old woman, who had about three weeks of flying experience, had a broken ankle. 

She was flown to Christchurch Hospital by Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Ad Feedback

- The Press


Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content