Dorset

Paraglider hurt in Jurassic Coast cliff crash

Eype Mouth
Image caption The man lost control of his paragliding canopy near Eype Mouth

A man has been airlifted to hospital after crashing into cliffs while paragliding along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

The 49-year-old was found on a bank at the base of a cliff between West Bay Harbour and Eype Mouth by coastguards just before 20:00 BST.

He suffered chest, rib and lower limb injuries, Portland coastguard said.

It is believed the man, from Yeovil, lost control of the parachute when his speed dropped suddenly.

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