Two hospitalized after Hampshire glider accident

By Zack Miller
Breaking News correspondent
Updated 5/16/2021 7:01 PM

Two men were hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries after a glider accident in Hampshire, according to Huntley fire officials.

Around 1 p.m., first responders arrived on the scene of a glider accident at the Sky Soaring, a glider club in Hampshire, after two men had landed a glider in a field adjacent to the facility, according to Huntley fire officials.


The two were taken to a nearby hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The glider was "significantly damaged," according to Huntley fire officials.

The Kane County sheriff's department and Federal Aviation Administration are working on an ongoing investigation into the incident.

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