HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department said personnel responded to a call for an uninjured paraglider stranded near the Makaua Hidden Valley Trail on Saturday.
According to HFD, the call came in at 10:54 a.m. and a total of five resource units responded to the emergency.
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Personnel did a ground search and when HFD’s helicopter Air 1 arrived at the scene they spotted the stranded male paraglider.
HFD said the paraglider was seen on the side of a mountain approximately 200 feet above the ground.
Because of the position the paraglider was in, Air 1 inserted rescue personnel on the side of the mountain and packaged the paraglider for a quick extraction.
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The uninjured paraglider was then safely airlifted to a landing one by 11:48 a.m.