In the Penza region crashed glider

Near Penza crashed glider AC-4 (115). This was reported on the website of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia for the Penza region.

The fall of the glider occurred in the village Lopukhovka Bessonovskogo district. According to rescuers, the accident is the victim.

Thus, as reports “Interfax” citing a source in the emergency services, the glider crashed while test flight near the village of Sosnovka near Penza. Operated aircraft honored test pilot, with state awards, noted the Agency interlocutor, adding that as a result of incident the pilot was killed.

“Previously, due to technical problems, the glider lost altitude and collided with the ground near the village of Sosnovka Penza region,” — said the source.