Man airlifted to hospital after falling 20m in hang glider crash

A MAN was rushed to hospital in a serious condition on Monday after a horror hang glider crash in NSW.

Emergency crews rushed to Stanwell Park just after 5.00pm, after receiving reports a hang glider had crashed.

Police believe the 52-year-old man was intending to hang glide from Bald Hill to Stanwell Park Beach when he clipped trees at the northern end of the park and fell from a height of 20 metres to the ground.


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Ambulance paramedics and council lifeguards treated the man at the scene for suspected head, jaw and lung injuries.

After being stabilised, the man was airlifted to St George Hospital in a serious condition.

Police say inquiries into the incident are continuing.

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