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Man dies after glider's mid-air crash with another aircraft

A man has died after a glider crashed with another light aircraft mid-air, before hitting the ground.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened shortly before 1pm on Sunday near the village of Lubenham, Leicestershire.

Police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch have launched a joint investigation into what happened.

The light aircraft went on to land safely after the crash, police said.

The crash happened near Lubenham, Leicestershire Credit: Google Maps

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