Accident: paraglider hurt in the Drakensberg

2010-01-26 00:00

A PARAGLIDER has been injured in an accident in the Drakensburg area. Sources close to The Witness identified the glider as Greg Kenyon-Slade of the Uthukela region.

It is said that Kenyon-Slade was with his brother Wayne and an unidentified friend. Contacted for comment, Wayne said the family preferred not to comment at this stage.

“We prefer not to comment until we get to know what exactly is going on,” he said.

The Netcare 3 Aeromedical helicopter was sent to the scene. The extent of the injuries and the circumstances that led to the crash were unknown at the time of going to press.

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