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Mountain rescuers respond to hang glider crash reports
2:13pm Wednesday 30th April 2014 in News
MOUNTAIN rescuers responded to reports of a hang glider crashing near Tebay (yesterday).
Kendal MRT was called by police at 5.15pm following a motorist's report of seeing a hang glider come down on Blease Fell and someone waving their arms near it.
A team spokeperson said: "The full team was put on standby while two team members went to investigate the report.
"Nothing was found so the team was stood down at 6.20pm.
"A report from a member of the public with the best of intentions."
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