Hang Glider Rescued from Steep Hillside Near Sylmar
Emergency crews rescued a hang glider who became stuck on the side of a steep hillside in Sylmar Tuesday afternoon.
L.A. County Fire responded to the call around 5:30 p.m, and used a helicopter to lower a rescue team member down and retrieve the man, and transport him to a hospital.
The stranded hang glider was spotted on the edge of a steep hillside, above the Pacoima Dam. The area is a popular spot for hang gliding.
The man was brought to the hospital for treatment, but his condition is unknown at this time.