Man, 54, dies in horror paragliding crash in Scottish Highlands

A man has died in a horror paragliding crash in the Scottish Highlands as a woman has also been seriously injured. 

The 54-year-old tragically passed away following a collision involving two paramotors on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were made aware of the incident near Loch Na Gainmhich by the A894 at around 4.45pm. 

A woman was also seriously injured in the crash and her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Enquiries currently remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

The next of kin of both people involved have been informed.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 54-year-old man has died and a woman has been seriously injured following a collision involving two paramotors yesterday afternoon.

“Police were informed about the incident near Loch Na Gainmhich by the A894 shortly before 4:45pm and inquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.

“The next of kin of those involved have been informed.”