Hang glider dies in Kariotahi Beach accident

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Emergency,
Publish Date
Thursday, 14 June 2018, 9:21p.m.
(Getty Images)
(Getty Images)

A hang glider pilot has died after his glider crashed into Kariotahi Beach near Auckland.

Emergency services attended the incident shortly after 4pm.

An officer on the scene says the glider hit the ground with a very big bang.

The Civil Aviation Authority has been notified of the incident, and an investigation by the New Zealand Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association is underway.

 

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