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Glider crash kills 2 in Northern Japan

12 Oct 2021, 20:37 GMT+10

Tokyo [Japan], October 12 (ANI/Sputnik): A glider crashed in Japan's northernmost Hokkaido province on Tuesday, killing two people, the Kyodo news agency reported.

The accident occurred about 330 feet from the takeoff site. The pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital unconscious, but medical personnel confirmed their death soon after.

The cause of the crash is being investigated. According to local reports, the weather in the area was both sunny and windless at the time of the incident. (ANI/Sputnik)

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