Pensioner dead after motorised paraglider crashes into field

The 77-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene in Inverclyde on Tuesday.

Crash: The 77-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. SNS
Crash: The 77-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man has died after a motorised paraglider crashed into a field in Inverclyde.

The 77-year-old paraglider was pronounced dead at the scene in Kilmacolm on Tuesday.

Police said they were alerted shortly before midday. Emergency services were still at the crash site shortly after 6pm.

A full report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 11.50am on Tuesday, June 2, police were called to a field near Garshangan Road, Kilmacolm, where a motorised paraglider had crashed.

“Emergency services are in attendance, however the 77-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.”


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