‘Text book’ glider landing

West Sussex fire SUS-140306-164242001

West Sussex fire SUS-140306-164242001

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Emergency services scrambled to the aid of a pilot after reports a glider had crashed in a recreational ground in Houghton Regis on Saturday.

The hazardous area response team (HART), a response car and an ambulance raced to Tithe Farm Road at 3.48pm. An EEAST spokesman said: “Thankfully on our arrival it was evident the glider did not crash it simply made a text book emergency landing following take off.”

there were no casualties.”