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Investigation After Death In Paragliding Accident At Gormanston Beach

6th June 2016
The beach at Gormanston, Co Meath The beach at Gormanston, Co Meath Photo: Wikimedia

#Gormanston - The Air Accident Investigation Unit is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 40s in a paragliding accident off Gormanston in Co Meath yesterday evening (Sunday 5 June), according to RTÉ News.

The man, who was flying an engine-driven glider, crash landed in shallow water near the Defence Forces camp around 6pm and died shortly thereafter in spite of the best efforts of emergency services and members of the public, as Independent.ie reports.

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MacDara Conroy

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