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Man airlifted after paragliding accident

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter at the scene of a paragliding accident on Saturday afternoon.
The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter at the scene of a paragliding accident on Saturday afternoon. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

A paragliding pilot is in hospital after a crash landing 10km's East of Boonah on Saturday afternoon.

The 45-year-old male hit the ground heavily after encountering turbulence and losing height rapidly.

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to scene, where paramedics treated him for a fractured femur and suspected chest and shoulder injuries.

He was airlifted to the PA Hospital in stable condition.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew at the scene of a paragliding accident near Boonah on Saturday.
The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew at the scene of a paragliding accident near Boonah on Saturday. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

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