Hang glider pi­lot dies

Otago Daily Times - - GENERAL -

Auck­land: A hang glider pi­lot is dead af­ter the glider crashed into Kar­i­o­tahi Beach, near Auck­land, yes­ter­day.

Po­lice said it ap­peared the hang glider had suf­fered a ‘‘cat­a­strophic fail­ure’’ be­fore it fell to the ground, Stuff re­ported.

Emer­gency ser­vices at­tended the in­ci­dent just af­ter 4pm.

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