Paragliders crash at Torrey Pines, one injured

Two paragliders collided Sunday above the Torrey Pines Gliderport, injuring one of the pilots.

The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. at the popular aerial center above Black’s Beach.

KFMB-TV showed one pilot on the cliff with rescuers, after falling about 70 feet and injuring his shoulder.

The other pilot reportedly landed safely.

—Light Staff

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW (shot Sunday by Steven Hyde)
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Posted by Halie Johnson on Aug 8, 2010. Filed under La Jolla, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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