Crash kills paraglider

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A PARAGLIDER aged 67 died af­ter los­ing con­trol and crash­ing into a tree, an in­quest has heard.

Mar­ried Michael Blanchard was on the first full day of a hol­i­day in Nepal last month.

The re­tired man­age­ment con­sul­tant, of Pwll­glas, near Ruthin, North Wales, suf­fered head and leg in­juries.

He was rushed to hos­pi­tal in Pokhara, where he died later that day.

This week’s in­quest in Ruthin was ad­journed.

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