Crash kills glider pilot
A PILOT died when the glider he was flying crashed into a paddock in Victoria’s northeast yesterday afternoon.
Police said the glider came down near Murray Rd, Benalla, around 2pm, and the pilot died at the scene.
His name has not been released, but the Gliding Club of Victoria has released a statement confirming the death of a member. It is believed the man had been on the club’s board. A club spokesman told the
Sunday Herald Sun news of the death came as a shock.
“Everyone at the club is in quite a bit of shock,” he said.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.