A pilot is dead following a glider crash in near Omarama
Police Southern Communications shift commander Inspector Pau
Fremaux said emergency services were called to the scene of
the crash about 6.30pm.
The glider had a single male pilot who was found dead at the
scene on Snowy Top in the Diadem Range, northwest of Omarama.
Emergency services from Omarama, Twizel and search and rescue
Civil Aviation Authority investigators will go to the scene
The name of the dead man will not be released until next of
kin are notified.