Tandem paragliders trapped in trees above Fernhill
A rescue operation is underway to recover two people involved in a paraglider crash above the Queenstown suburb of Fernhill.
The operation is being led by the local Alpine Cliff Rescue Team.
Police told Crux a short time ago that a helicopter has been called in to assist in the operation.
It is understood the two people involved are a commercial paraglider pilot and a tourist.
The accident happened in dense pine trees above Scott Place, in Fernhill (Main image above - Google street view).
Two fire appliances are also involved the the rescue.