Hang glider rescued from tree in Ulster County backyard

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Sunday, February 21, 2021
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The man had been flying around Cragsmoor when he became entangled in branches above a backyard.

CRAGSMOOR, New York (WABC) -- A hang glider got stuck in a tree in Ulster County.

The man had been flying around Cragsmoor when he became entangled in branches above a backyard.

The woman who lives in the home heard the hang glider screaming for help and called 911. She says the man told her a strong wind pushed him into the tree.

The man has bumps and bruises but is expected to be okay.

The fire chief says the man is lucky to be alive.

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