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Video: Colo. National Guard helps civil authorities rescue injured paraglider

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An injured paraglider is lifted approximately 150 feet from his crash site on Red Mountain in Glenwood Springs, Colo., by a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and crew from the Colorado Army National Guard's nearby High-altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, Aug. 21, 2013. The site of the crash, a steep, 60-degree, rock-strewn gully more than a thousand feet up the mountainside, proved unsafe for civil rescuers on foot to ascend or descend with the patient, therefore the helicopter outfitted with a hoist was called in to assist civil authorities, as no civilian aircraft with the capability was available. (Garfield County Colorado Search and Rescue video by Tom Ice/Released) Available in high definition.


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Date Taken:08.21.2013

Date Posted:08.22.2013 7:47PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:299431

VIRIN:130821-O-ZZ999-005

Filename:DOD_100893076

Length:00:02:27

Location:GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO, USGlobe

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