Thursday 17 October 2019

Man dies following paragliding accident in Wicklow mountains

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Conor Feehan

Conor Feehan

The body of a man in his 30s has been discovered following an apparent paragliding accident.

The man is believed to have been on the Wicklow Mountains yesterday, Saturday May 11th,  and failed to return to his North Dublin home.

Gardaí and the Wicklow Mountain Rescue commenced a search together with the Irish Coast Guard Rescue.

At approximately 8am this morning, the man’s body was discovered in a field at Ballinacor Estate, Wicklow ,together with wreckage.

The body will be removed this morning for a post mortem examination. The Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) have been informed and will commence an investigation.

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