Paraglider breaks ankle in fall

Last updated 11:17 28/03/2014

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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.

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