One dead after San Jacinto paragliding accident

SAN JACINTO — Officials have recovered the body of a person who died in a paragliding accident this morning, Monday, Sept. 3. The victim died while paragliding at Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying, on the 900 block of Soboba Rd. in San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: 1 of 4 missing, CA woman, 51, located after Colorado River head-on […]

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Injured paraglider airlifted after San Jacinto crash

SAN JACINTO —  A paraglider suffered moderate injuries after the person crashed near San Jacinto’s Soboba Paragliding early Sunday evening, July 7. Soboba Paragliding has been the site of several other accidents that ended with skydiving and/or paragliding enthusiasts injured or killed, including a paraglider who was killed after crashing at the site last September. In a sad coincidence another […]

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Paraglider suffers serious injuries, airlifted after SJ crash

SAN JACINTO — A paraglider was airlifted with serious injuries after the victim crashed in San Jacinto earlier this morning, Thursday, April 4. This morning’s accident was the second crash and hoist rescue involving a paraglider from Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying in less than two weeks. Both recent crashes, including one that happened Monday, March 25, happened in the […]

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Paraglider rescued in San Jacinto after suffering “hard landing”

SAN JACINTO — A paraglider is recovering after suffering a “hard landing” in San Jacinto yesterday morning, Nov. 22. The accident, which caused the victim moderate injuries according to Cal Fire, happened at Soboba Paragliding on the 250 block of Soboba Rd. in San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials search for rifle-wielding pair after Hemet robbery Ejected from SUV, teen […]

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SAN JACINTO: Woman suffers major injuries after crashing while speed-gliding

SAN JACINTO — A woman suffered major injuries and had to be rescued and airlifted from the side of a steep and rugged mountainous area near Soboba Paragliding and Speed Flying, Tuesday Mar. 6. The sports complex features paragliding and parasailing and is located at 255 Soboba Road, in an unincorporated area northeast of San Jacinto. Heavy winds, high speeds, and lack of experience […]

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SAN JACINTO: “Seriously injured” hang glider rescued after mountainside crash

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   SAN JACINTO – A hang glider suffered major injuries this morning and had to be airlifted from the side of a steep and rugged, mountainous area near the Soboba Flight Park Sunday, May 21. The sports […]

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UPDATED-Victim Safely Hoisted From San Jacinto Mountainside After Glider Crash

UPDATE: Nov. 8, 2015, 4:20 p.m. According to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman April Newman, the victim in this accident was safely extricated during a hoist operation shortly after 4 p.m. Twenty-three fighters from three engine companies responded to the emergency, according to Newman. They were assisted by American Medical Response medics and Riverside County sheriff’s deputies. After being safely lifted off […]

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