19 Sep 2010

Glider pilot unhurt after crash landing

4:14 pm on 19 September 2010

The pilot of a glider was left unhurt after crash landing in Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast on Sunday.

Police say the pilot made the emergency landing at about 11am on Tongariro Street.

The glider clipped a power line but caused no damage to the aircraft or the line.

Police say emergency ambulance staff assessed the man for injuries at the scene of the crash.