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40-yr-old British paraglider dies

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

A 40-year-old British paraglider was killed when his glider crashed few minutes after taking flight from Jhatingri hills in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.

Aaian S O Meckcoms fell down and was located in the nearby forests by the villagers who rushed him to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries there, police said.



has been informed and the matter is being investigated, SP Mandi Prem Thakur said.

Meckcoms had arrived in on September and his visa was valid upto March 2017.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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40-yr-old British paraglider dies

A 40-year-old British paraglider was killed when his glider crashed few minutes after taking flight from Jhatingri hills in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district. Aaian S O Meckcoms fell down and was located in the nearby forests by the villagers who rushed him to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries there, police said. British Embassy has been informed and the matter is being investigated, SP Mandi Prem Thakur said. Meckcoms had arrived in India on September and his visa was valid upto March 2017. A 40-year-old British paraglider was killed when his glider crashed few minutes after taking flight from Jhatingri hills in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.

Aaian S O Meckcoms fell down and was located in the nearby forests by the villagers who rushed him to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries there, police said.

has been informed and the matter is being investigated, SP Mandi Prem Thakur said.

Meckcoms had arrived in on September and his visa was valid upto March 2017.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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40-yr-old British paraglider dies

A 40-year-old British paraglider was killed when his glider crashed few minutes after taking flight from Jhatingri hills in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district.

Aaian S O Meckcoms fell down and was located in the nearby forests by the villagers who rushed him to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries there, police said.

has been informed and the matter is being investigated, SP Mandi Prem Thakur said.

Meckcoms had arrived in on September and his visa was valid upto March 2017.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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