Paragliding accident in Plan Praz
On 20 June 2020, the PGHM of Chamonix intervened for a paragliding accident in Plan Praz, in the Chamonix commune.
A 54-year-old Irishman suffered serious injuries from a paragliding accident. The victim was evacuated to Annecy hospital.
A paraglider fell 100 meters into Lake Annecy
On 20 June 2020, at 2.30 pm, a paragliding accident took place over Lake Annecy, near the town of Doussard, in Haute-Savoie.
According to the rescuers, the 46-year-old man fell 100 meters (328 ft) into the waters of Lake Annecy. He was found by a boater, who transported the victim back to the shore, in Doussard.
From there, the victim was taken care of by a medical team, then transported to the Annecy Genevois Hospital Centre, via Dragon 74 helicopter. According to the rescuers, the man suffered serious injuries.
Sources @France Bleu, Le Dauphine, France3-regions.