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Glider crashes into garden of children's sanatorium, pilot survives

A glider crashed into the garden of a children's sanatorium in the mountain settlement of Železnô, part of the village of Partizánska Ľupča in Žilina Region, on April 16, the TASR newswire reported, quoting Žilina regional police spokesperson Radko Moravčík.

A glider crashed into the garden of a children's sanatorium in the mountain settlement of Železnô, part of the village of Partizánska Ľupča in Žilina Region, on April 16, the TASR newswire reported, quoting Žilina regional police spokesperson Radko Moravčík.

The aircraft was piloted by a 55-year-old man from Poland. He survived the crash, but was injured and had to be taken to hospital in Ružomberok. "Fortunately, no one else was injured," said Moravčík, adding that the accident is being investigated.

Source: TASR

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