Paraglider dies after fall near Taucho

A paraglider died this lunchtime after falling in Adeje. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly after 1pm with reports that the man had fallen in an area of Taucho with very difficult access. A search and rescue helicopter team located him and after immobilizing him, winched him up, but sadly he had suffered a cardiac arrest and despite ongoing efforts by the crew to resuscitate him, work contined by the medical teams waiting at the Adeje helipad, nothing could be done to bring him back and they could only confirm his death. There are no details as of yet as to the man’s identity.

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