RCMP are searching a mountainside for missing para-glider
Agassiz: RCMP and Kent Harrison Search and Rescue are searching the mountainside near Bridal Falls for a missing paraglider.
On Monday May 29, 2017 at approximately 5 a.m., Agassiz RCMP received a report that a 70-year-old man from Agassiz did not return home from a paragliding excursion yesterday.
Police, supported by Kent Harrison Search and Rescue have initiated an extensive ground search for the man in the region of Elk Mountain.
“We are in the early stages of the search and have reached out to the RCMP Air Services in Comox to assist us,” Sgt. Darren Rennie of Agassiz RCMP.
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