Three paragliders were in the air near Rattlesnake Canyon Trail in Santa Barbara when a downdraft brought them down into the trees on the ground below.
Santa Barbara County Fire and Santa Barbara City Fire AMR responded to the incident.
Santa Barbara County Fire’s Public Information Officer Dave Zaniboni said when crews got to the area they found the three paragliders stuck on a tree.
Two of them were men, one of them was a woman.
Zaniboni said the two men were uninjured. He said the woman was complaining of injury, so she was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital via AMR.
Accident involving three paraglider’s. Rattlesnake trail, Santa Barbara. One patient with moderate injuries transported to Cottage Hospital. Call Newsline for more information.
— Dave Zaniboni (@SBCFireInfo) October 7, 2018