#UK Horror as British man, 50, is killed during paragliding accident in Spanish Pyrenees #UKnews

#UK Horror as British man, 50, is killed during paragliding accident in Spanish Pyrenees #UKnews

#UK Horror as British man, 50, is killed during paragliding accident in Spanish Pyrenees #UKnews

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Horror as British man, 50, is killed during paragliding accident in Spanish Pyrenees

  • Two folks carried out CPR on the unnamed Brit once they reached the scene
  • But he died because of the severity of his accidents and publish mortem will probably be carried 
  • The accident occurred on the 8,572ft mountain peak known as Pico Gallinero

A 50-year-old British man has died in a paragliding accident in the Spanish Pyrenees. 

Two folks had been performing CPR on the unnamed Brit, it is believed, when the police and rescuers reached the scene, however he died because of the severity of his accidents. 

His physique taken away by a police helicopter after the horrific incident on the south facet of a 8,572ft mountain peak known as Pico Gallinero in the Aragonese Pyrenees.

Civil Guard had been alerted round 1.30pm yesterday and officers from the Greim mountain rescue group responded whereas a police chopper was mobilised.

A autopsy is anticipated to happen inside the subsequent 48 hours on the Huesca’s Provincial Hospital. 

Civil Guard were alerted around 1.30pm yesterday and officers from the Greim mountain rescue team responded while a police chopper was mobilised. Pictured: Rescuers at the scene

Civil Guard had been alerted round 1.30pm yesterday and officers from the Greim mountain rescue group responded whereas a police chopper was mobilised. Pictured: Rescuers on the scene 

A 50-year-old British man has died in a paragliding accident in the Spanish Pyrenees

A 50-year-old British man has died in a paragliding accident in the Spanish Pyrenees 

Ordesa Valley which forms part of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park in the Spanish Pyrenees

Ordesa Valley which varieties a part of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park in the Spanish Pyrenees

The causes of the accident are actually below investigation on the mountain peak which is not removed from the spot the place British hiker Esther Dingley was discovered useless final 12 months following her November 2020 disappearance.

The similar mountain rescue group primarily based in the Pyrenees city of Benasque that took half in the seek for the Oxford graduate, participated in yesterday’s operation.

The south facet of the Gallinero Peak, which is in the municipality of Castejon de Sos, is believed to be a take-off web site for paragliders desirous to take pleasure in spectacular views of the Pyrenees together with Spain’s third-highest mountain Aneto.

An area agency which organises flights says on-line: ‘It’s a singular setting for a magical expertise.’

In June a 52-year-old man from Barcelona misplaced his life in an earlier paragliding tragedy in nearly the identical spot. Reports on the time linked the tragedy to a doable human error.

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