Paraglider breaks ankle in fall

22:54, Mar 27 2014

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.


The Press