Maui rescue crews searching for paragliders landing in ocean

Maui Fire Department

Maui Firefighters are searching for two paragliders apparently landing in the ocean near Keawekapu Beach.

According to officials, witnesses saw what appeared to be paragliders entering the water about 0.5 to 3 miles off of Keawakapu Beach in Wailea on Wednesday.

Officials say an ocean search is being conducted with the Fire Department’s Rescue Boat, along with a Coast Guard helicopter and their 45 foot rescue boat.

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