Glider crash probe continues

Northumbria Gliding Club.
Northumbria Gliding Club.

A PILOT killed in a glider crash near Hedley-on-the-Hill died from torso injuries, a preliminary investigation has revealed.

Tony Anderson (62), from Fourstones, sustained fatal injuries in the incident on Saturday April 8. His glider crashed into a field at Currock Hill shortly after take off.

The Department for Transport’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating the tragedy.

Coroner Eric Armstrong said he was awaiting a report from a patholoigist before deciding whether to hold an inquest.

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