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Paraglider seriously hurt after hitting cliff

Man is experienced pilot

Provincial police say an Aylmer man was airlifted to hospital in serious condition after the paraglider he was flying crashed into a cliff.

Police say it happened near Port Bruce along the shores of Lake Erie on Sunday afternoon.

Malahide Fire Services performed a steep angle rescue of the pilot.

Police say the 47-year-old man was an experienced paraglider pilot who lost control of the aircraft (parachute with seat).

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