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By Abbey Morton
Moffat

A CRASHED paraglider was Moffat Mountain Rescue Team’s latest casualty.

Just after 3 pm on Tuesday the volunteers were called into action by Police Scotland.

The team responded, with three vehicles and 16 team members heading to the summit of Tinto Hill.

In addition, the Scottish Ambulance Service, a HM Coastguard helicopter Rescue 199 and the Police Scotland MRT were called in.

An MMRT spokesman said: “Initial team members on scene were able to liaise with the rescue helicopter which was able to land near the casualty and recover him to the helicopter.

“The casualty was transferred by the helicopter to a landing area near the Tinto car park and transferred to a land ambulance for onward transfer to hospital.

“The team wish the casualty a speedy recovery.”

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