Glider pilot dies in mid-air crash in Leicestershire
A glider pilot has died in a mid-air collision between a glider and a light aircraft.
The man died at the scene after he crashed into a field near Lubenham, Leicestershire, shortly before 13:00 GMT.
The light aircraft went on to land safely after the incident near Market Harborough.
Leicestershire Police has launched a joint investigation with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
A police spokesman said: "From initial enquiries carried out at the scene, officers believe the glider had been in collision with a light aircraft prior to coming down in the fields.
"The man on board the glider has been pronounced dead at the scene."
A stretch of Laughton Road is closed and is expected to remain so until Monday.