Man dies in Otago paraglider crash near Wanaka

  • 03/01/2018
Mt Roy, near Wanaka.
Mt Roy, near Wanaka. Photo credit: Getty

A man has died in a paraglider crash at Mt Roy, near Wanaka.

Emergency services were alerted to the crash just before 3pm on Tuesday.

Police say a rescue helicopter reached the site around 5pm and found the body of the pilot, a 54-year-old Wanaka man.

A cliff rescue team has recovered the body and police are notifying next of kin.