Two people injured in glider plane crash

Glider goes down in field injuring two people
Glider goes down in field injuring two people(WAFF)
Published: Mar. 1, 2020 at 6:49 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A glider plane went down in a field near Moontown airport Sunday afternoon. The privately-owned public-use airport sits 16 miles east of Huntsville International Airport.

The person piloting the plane was injured and flown to a hospital in Chattanooga. We’re told that a person was a student learning to fly. An instructor on board was transported to Huntsville Hospital. Witnesses tell WAFF the student pilot overshot the runway and crashed into a cotton field. The plane will remain on site until the NTSB arrives to investigate.

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