MOUNTAIN rescue teams attended to two separate crashed paragliders incidents at the weekend in the Lake District. 

Members from Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team (LAMRT) attended to one of the casualties in the afternoon of May, 20.

The casualty, whose kite collapsed, was evacuated by the Great North Air Ambulance Service. 

Patterdale MRT attended to another paraglider who had taken a fall on Red Screes. 

A spokesperson from LAMRT said: "Saturday the 20th of may was a very sunny day.

"Shortly after half past four the team were alerted to a crashed paraglider, whose kite had collapsed, causing a fall.

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"LAMRT were met by Great North Air Ambulance Service on scene, where the casualty was treated and evacuated by helicopter.

"While on this job a call came through about another paraglider who had also taken a fall on Red Screes.

"Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team responded, so a huge thank you from LAMRT," they said.