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Paraglider crashes in Warren County

Posted August 22, 2010
Updated August 23, 2010

— A paraglider crashed Sunday evening while attempting to land in Warren County.

Captain Karl Hehl of the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department said the glider went down at about 9 p.m. off Airport Road near Warrenton.

A helicopter flew the paraglider to Duke University Hospital for treatment.

More details, including the identity and condition of the paraglider, haven't been released.

Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration will be looking into the crash Monday.

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  • wendyax5 Aug 23, 2010

    Get your facts straight! First, it was a Power Parachute NOT Paraglider. Second there was NO CRASH. The plane hasn't got a scratch on it. Verify things before going for a story