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Paraglider injured on Westbury White Horse

The coastguard helicopter helped with the rescue. Credit: GM Bence

A paraglider is thought to have suffered serious spinal injuries after falling down the embankment of the Westbury White Horse.

The coastguard helicopter worked with Dorset and Wiltshire fire crews and rope rescue teams to help the pilot to safety. The 50 metre fall happened at the landmark at around 7:45pm yesterday evening.

Rope rescue teams from Trowbridge helped bring the paraglider to safety Credit: GM Bence