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Speed flyer injured in crash in Glen Coe

Clachaig Gully Image copyright Trevor Littlewood/Geograph
Image caption The accident happened in Clachaig Gully

A speed flyer had to be rescued after crashing in a gully in Glen Coe.

Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team went to the man's aid in the incident in Clachaig Gully.

The man, who was flying a parachute-like wing, was injured and had to be airlifted to hospital by a rescue helicopter.

Glencoe MRT said the speed flyer was in a stable condition in hospital and expected to make a full recovery from his injuries.

The incident happened earlier this week.

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