Immediately, the Kangra Deputy Commissioner approached the 39 Mountain Brigade for rescue operations at 2000 hrs after then the Brigade coordinated with 39 Mountain Division, Northern Command, 9 Corps, Western Command and Air Officer Commanding, Jammu and Kashmir for his rescue.
In the meanwhile, the administration obtained the necessary clearances from the ministry of defence and US Embassy. For Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, the Army deployed its aviation helicopter from Pathankot base, which successfully rescued him from the crash site. The paraglider was later shifted to Delhi. (UNI)