Glider Pilot dies in a mid-air crash.

Lubenham crash

Earlier today in Leicestershire just before 1:00pm GMT 4th December 2016, a glider crashed in a field near Lubenham, Leicestershire, another light aircraft apparently in the area at the time landed safely near Market Harborough.  The police have started an investigation with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

A police officer said “From initial enquiries carried out at the scene, officers believe the glider had been in a collision with a light aircraft prior to coming down in the fields.”

“The man on broad the glider has been pronounced dead at the scene”

Lubenham crash

The road that leads onto the field is to be remained closed until Monday.

Map of Leicester, Lubenham and Market Harborough

Pika

Head Reporter of Central Media Incorporated

 

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