Rescue efforts are underway in Dade County where a hang glider had a malfunction at takeoff.

Chad Payne with the Dade County Sheriff's Office told Channel 3 the hang glider crashed on the side of the Lookout Mountain.

Payne added that, as of right now, the pilot has non-life-threatening injuries. Dispatch said Life Force is responding to the scene.

Stay with Channel 3 for the latest updates on this developing story.