Glider crashes into tree and leaves Polish pilot severely injured

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Posted by The King Slayer 3 weeks ago in Accidents
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A glider was left nosediving into the ground in Poland after the pilot accidentally clipped a tree.

Video footage shows the heart-stopping moment the aircraft crashes into the grass at a speed of 84mph after the pilot's aerobatic maneuvers take a turn for the worst in Żernica Wyżna, Poland.

The pilot had been flying at about 984 feet when he descended to a lower altitude and made a 180 degree turn to the runway.

Following the crash, the pilot and the passenger onboard suffered serious injuries.

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