Bretton Clough

  • Call out for year: 27
  • Date: 2/05/08
  • Time: 4:29 pm
  • Grid ref: SK2018 7788
  • Type of incident: Paraglider Injured (fatal)(1)
  • Team members involved: 16
  • Time taken: 5 hours
  • Total man hours: 81

Incident report

Buxton Edale snatch squad called to attend a 33 year old paraglider who crashed below Bretton Edge. Despite resuscitation attempts by bystanders and members of the teams, sadly, the casualty did not survive the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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