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Glider Pilot Dies Following Crash At Hudson Valley Airport, Police Say

The area of the crash.
The area of the crash. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 64-year-old man was killed when his glider crashed at an airport in the Hudson Valley. 

Khanh H. Nguyen, of Tenafly, New Jersey, was killed around 2:25 p.m., Sunday, June 6, at the Wurtsboro Airport in Sullivan County, said New York State Police Trooper Steven Nevel.

According to Nevel,  an initial investigation revealed that a glider crashed on the tarmac and skid off the runway.

Arriving troopers immediately began life-saving measures. 

Wurtsboro Fire, Mobil Medic, and Mamakating EMS arrived and took over life-saving measures. 

Nguyen was transported by helicopter to Westchester Medical Center where he died.

The FAA was notified and responded to the scene.

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