Time Incident Posted: 13:35

Incident Date: 04/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gallowfield Road, Foxton

Incident Number: 12488

Incident Type: Aircraft Incident

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x Appliance from Market Harborough and 1 x appliance from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial reports of an aircraft crashing in corn field.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as 1 x glider has made an emergency landing into corn field, pilot has sustained no injuries, fire service liaising with pilot in relation to the recovery of the glider.

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