Glider crash

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AN investigation is underway after a glider crash in Hathersage over the weekend.

The accident happened at around 12.15pm on Sunday shortly after the glider had taken off. A 58-year-old man in the glider was taken by air ambulance to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield with back injuries.

The air accident investigation unit is now investigating the accident, which happened in a field near the gliding club.