Pilot suffers back injuries in glider crash-landing

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A pilot suffered back injuries when his glider crash-landed south of Nelson today.

A southern communications ambulance spokesman said the crash happened just before 2pm at St Arnaud, 100km southwest of Nelson.

The 35-year-old man suffered spinal injuries and was flown by rescue helicopter to Nelson-Marlborough Hospital in a moderate condition, he said.


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