The rescue helicopter has been called to Rainbow Beach after a man was hurt while paragliding.
The rescue helicopter has been called to Rainbow Beach after a man was hurt while paragliding.

BREAKING: Rescue chopper called to Rainbow Beach

THE RACQ Lifeflight helicopter has been called to Rainbow Beach after a man was hurt while paragliding at the Carlo Sandblow.

A QAS spokeswoman said paramedics were called to the popular tourist spot just after 1.30pm.

She said the man suffered back injury in a “hard landing” while paragliding.

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