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Paraglider killed at Bald Hill


police tapeA MAN has died following a paragliding crash at Stanwell Tops.

Just before 3pm today (Saturday), emergency services were called to Bald Hill following reports a glider had crashed into the side of the cliff. The crash site was found and emergency services began rescue operations.

State Emergency Service personnel reached the site and confirmed that the man involved in the crash was had died. The man has not yet been identified. Due to poor light, the body will be recovered tomorrow.

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About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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