FAA: Paraglider flies into Myrtle Beach Airport airspace

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A paraglider apparently flew into airspace controlled by the FAA air traffic control tower at Myrtle Beach International Airport Friday morning, according to an official with the FAA.

The paraglider flew into FAA airspace at about 10:45 a.m. Friday. Paragliding is not permitted in this controlled airspace, according to Kathleen Bergen with the FAA.

Local authorities told the FAA that the paraglider crashed at Myrtle Beach State Park. WMBF News has reached out to Myrtle Beach Police for details on the paraglider's condition.

The FAA is investigating this incident. Stay tuned to WMBF News for more details as they become available.

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