A Winnipeg man was grounded by police Thursday evening.
Shortly before 9:30 p.m., AIR1, the Winnipeg Police Service helicopter, observed a 34-year-old man operating a powered paraglider in the area of Wilkes Avenue & Charleswood Road.
Winnipeg police had been contacted by Transport Canada Aviation Enforcement about the man, who had previously been warned by the agency regarding his paragliding in a restricted area.
The man did not have a licence to operate paragliding equipment inside the city limits and was arrested.
He has been charged with dangerous operation of an aircraft and was released on a promise to appear.