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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.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 22:07 IST