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Górki in Podkarpacie. A powered sailplane accident. One 19-year-old has died, the other is fighting for his life

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The services are investigating the causes of the tragic accident that took place in Górki in the Podkarpacie region. On Sunday evening, a motor glider with two 19-year-olds on board crashed there. One of the men was killed on the spot, the other was taken to hospital in serious condition.

As the police of Podkarpacie informed on Monday, the fatal air accident took place on Sunday around 9 p.m. near the private airport in Górki between Krosno and Sanok in the Podkarpacie region. For unknown reasons, a motor glider crashed there with two people – 19-year-old residents of the Wadowice Górne commune – on a sleeper.

Accident of a motor glider in the Podkarpacie region. One 19-year-old is dead, the other is fighting for his lifeSubcarpathian police

He got out of the burning machine

– The machine burst into flames just after hitting the ground. One of the men managed to get out. In a serious condition, he was transported to a hospital in Krakow. Unfortunately, the second of the men died on the spot as a result of the incident – said Deputy Inspector Marta Tabasz-Rygiel, press officer of the Subcarpathian police.

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Police officers and a representative of the State Commission for Investigation of Aviation Accidents worked all night long.

The State Commission for Aircraft Accident Investigation investigates the causes of the accidentSubcarpathian police

Commission: we collect evidence

– At this stage, the research team gathers evidence at the scene and determines the circumstances. After 30 days, the Commission will issue an initial report, and as a rule, the final report will most likely be issued in about a year – told us Andrzej Bartosiewicz, deputy chairman of the SCAAI for technical matters.

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