Man found dead after ‘paragliding incident’ in NSW

Police are desperately appealing for dashcam footage after a paraglider was found dead in NSW.

Officers were first alerted to the incident after receiving reports “an object was falling from the sky” just after 6.30pm on Thursday.

After rushing to the scene on Karingal Road, near the Newell Highway, approximately 70km north of Moree, police located a paraglider frame and the body of a 36-year-old man from Eastwood in Victoria.


Detectives investigating the fatal incident are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage or other information that may assist them, to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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