This glider crashed on the roof of a Langley City convenience store Sunday morning. The pilot, who suffered relatively minor injuries, had to be extricated by the fire department.

Glider crash-lands on Langley City convenience store

Pilot's injuries said to be minor, Transport Canada investigating



A glider crash-landed on the roof of a Langley City convenience store Sunday morning.

No serious injuries were reported.

Langley City fire rescue said the crash occurred around 10 a.m.  when the glider slammed into some trees and ended up on the roof of the store at 208 Street and 56 Avenue.

The store was open at the time.

The pilot, who suffered what were described as minor injuries, had to be extricated by rescue workers and was transported to hospital.

The glider nose wheel knocked a hole in the roof of the second storey of the store, the residence of the store owners.

City of Langley inspectors were to conduct an assessment of the structural damage.

No occupant of the store was injured.

The pilot was an air cadet.

The incident is being investigated by Transport Canada.

 

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