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Hang-glider pilot escapes serious injury in crash

A man was taken to hospital after a truck crash at Dalby this morning.
A man was taken to hospital after a truck crash at Dalby this morning. Nev Madsen

A 53-YEAR-OLD man escaped serious injury after crashing his hang-glider into a hill near Ma Ma Creek south-west of Gatton Sunday afternoon.
 

A Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) spokesman in Toowoomba said a QAS crew had been despatched to the area just before 4pm on reports of a man crashing a hang glider into a hill.
 

A gust of wind was believed to have blown the man's craft off course and into a hill.
 

The man sustained a dislocated shoulder and abrasions in the incident and was taken to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition.
 

Topics:  ambulance




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