Paraglider rescued in Granada

A paraglider who managed to get tangled in power lines 80 metres above ground in Cenes de la Vega, Granada, has been rescued and is in good health despite his ordeal. Several people alerted the authorities to the plight of the pàraglider who had suffered several shocks. A crane was used in the rescue.

Paraglider hits power cables in Torrox

A paraglider crashed into high tension electricity cables near Calaceite, Torrox, yesterday, the accident causing a fire which destroyed 15 hectares of land.