Search-and-rescue crews locate missing 70-year-old paraglider near Chilliwack

Agassiz man found and is safe and sound

The 70-year-old paraglider reported missing east of Chilliwack has been located and is safe and sound.

Agassiz RCMP received a report at approximately 5 a.m. Monday that a man from Agassiz did not return home from a paragliding excursion on Sunday.

An extensive ground search for the man began in the region of Elk Mountain, and RCMP and Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue searched the mountainside near Bridal Falls.

RCMP issued a press release about the missing man just after 11 a.m. and by 2:15 p.m. police say he was found.