December 29, 2022
A man in his 50s is in critical condition following a paragliding accident this afternoon in Auckland’s Manukau Heads.
Police, Hato Hone St John and a Westpac Rescue Helicopter responded to the incident.
A police spokesperson confirmed they received a report of a paraglider landing just south of Manukau Heads Lighthouse around 4.30pm.
“A rescue helicopter uplifted the paraglider prior to Police arrival,” they said.
A Westpac Rescue Helicopter spokesperson said the man was flown to Auckland City Hospital in a critical condition.