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One Dead, Another Injured In Hang Gliding Accident

A man has died and second man suffered critical injuries after a hang gliding accident on the NSW North Coast.

Emergency services were called to Pat Morton Lookout, Lennox Head, just after midday on Wednesday following reports of a hang glider crash involving two men.

NSW Ambulance said a man died at the scene. He has yet to be formally identified, but NSW Police said he is believed to be aged in his late 60s.

A second man, aged 26, was winched off the cliff by a helicopter and taken to Gold Coast Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The accident happened at Pat Morton Lookout, Lennox Head. Image: Google

The Sports Aviation Federation of Australia are assisting police with the investigation.

A report will be prepared for Coroner.

More to come.