Mont-Blanc: Three paragliders rescued by the PGHM


On Thursday 22 September 2022, the Chamonix High Mountain Gendarmerie Platoon (PGHM) rescued three paragliders.

Rescuers came to the aid of three paragliders this Thursday, September 22. Photo The DL /B.S.
The Dragon 74 civil security helicopter. photo source: @Wikipedia

Paraglider rescued near Chedde Landing

Rescuers intervened with the help of the Civil Security Dragon 74 helicopter for a paraglider who, under the blows of 10:40 a.m., found herself hanging from branches near the Chedde landing.

Unharmed, the young woman was left on the place.

Paraglider rescued in the Bois du Bouchet

This time, aboard the Choucas 74 gendarmerie helicopter, the Chamonix unit took charge at 1:40 p.m. of a paraglider victim of several fractures after having missed his landing in the Bois du Bouchet.

The man was taken to Annecy hospital.

Paraglider rescued in the Plan de l'Aiguille

The rescue professionals took charge of another paraglider who had started from the Plan de l'Aiguille and who was complaining of his back.

The man was evacuated to Sallanches hospital.

Other rescue near Parc de Merlet

A little earlier in the morning, the PGHM also went to a 65-year-old woman who had slipped a hundred meters away at Merlet Park.

Slightly injured, she was taken to Sallanches hospital.

Source: @Le Dauphine

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