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Hang glider rescued from Mount Sentinel in Missoula

Life Flight Mount Sentinel
Posted at 5:00 PM, Nov 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-16 09:24:39-05

MISSOULA - A hang glider was injured Tuesday afternoon on Mount Sentinel.

City of Missoula firefighters responded just after 1 p.m. to Mount Sentinel for a hang-gliding accident.

Using a UTV, Missoula firefighters were able to take equipment and personnel up the access road to rendezvous with a Life Flight helicopter crew to access the patient.

Crews were able to stabilize and treat the patient on the scene.

One patient was flown to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula suffering from unknown injuries.