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Fatal Glider Accident: Snowy Tops - Omarama

Fatal Glider Accident: Snowy Tops - Omarama

At about 6.34pm Wednesday 18 January 2012, Emergency Services were called to the scene of a fatal glider crash which occurred at Snowy Tops, Omarama.

The glider had a single pilot who was found deceased at the scene of the accident.

Emergency Services from Omarama, Twizel and Search & Rescue attended the scene. The Civil Aviation Authority investigators will go to the scene of the accident tomorrow.

The name of the deceased will not be released at this stage until next of kin can be notified.

No further details are available at this stage.

Inspector Pau Fremaux
Shift Commander
Southern Communication Centre.

ENDS

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