Paraglider injured in apparent crash landing below Makapuu Lighthouse

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — A paraglider was injured after apparently making a crash landing on the rocky shoreline beneath the Makapuu Lighthouse on Saturday, April 10, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) officials said.

According to EMS, the paraglider — identified as a 31-year-old man — was brought to a local hospital in serious condition.

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EMS officials say the incident occurred around 12:10 p.m. Saturday.

A Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) helicopter was seen airlifting the man to safety. According to EMS, the patient suffered multiple injuries and was transported to a trauma center.

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