Sacha Dench, who was trying a world-first circumnavigation of mainland Britain to lift consciousness about local weather change, has been significantly injured and a member of her assist workers, Dan Burton, has been killed after a paramotor accident throughout their problem.
Ms Dench had been dubbed the “human swan” as she tried a 3,000-mile journey to mark the COP26 UN local weather change convention on 31 October.
In an announcement, the trustees of Conservation With out Borders mentioned the accident occurred within the western Highlands of Scotland close to Loch Na Gainmhich.
The assertion mentioned: “We’re very sorry to have to substantiate that Dan Burton, the assist paramotorist, has died on account of the accident.
“Sacha Dench is significantly injured and is being handled in hospital. Her accidents are critical however not life threatening.
“Each extremely skilled paramotorists, our ideas are with the household of Dan Burton, to whom we provide our honest condolences.
“The incident was attended by police and medics and inquiries are below option to set up the main points of the accident.”
The assertion added that the households of these concerned had been knowledgeable and that the Spherical Britain Local weather Problem would now be placed on maintain.