- Associated Press - Thursday, June 4, 2015

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) - The pilot of a paraglider has been seriously injured after the aircraft crashed near the Truth or Consequences airport.

New Mexico State Police say officers responded to the crash scene about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

They say it appears the paraglider was on its final approach when the crash occurred a half mile southeast of the airport.

The pilot was airlifted to University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque with sever lower leg injuries.

The name of the pilot wasn’t immediately released.

State Police and the National Traffic Safety Bureau will be investigating to determine the cause of the crash.

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