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Woman killed as glider crashes in Bicester

The crashed glider
Image caption A woman who was the sole occupant of the glider died at the scene of the crash

A 25-year-old Lancashire woman has died after the glider she was piloting came down in a field in Oxfordshire.

Thames Valley Police were called to a field near Buckingham Road in Bicester on Sunday.

The woman, who was the sole occupant of the glider, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A spokesman for the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) said its investigators were trying to determine the cause of the crash.

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