The pilot of a glider has died after crashing in fields near Lubenham, west of Market Harborough, today (Sunday).
The accident happened at around 12.40pm, and involved a male pilot from Husbands Bosworth Gliding Club, who was on a local flight.
A spokesperson for the Gliding Club confirmed: “The pilot, who was a club member, has been fatally injured.”
The name of the man has not yet been released.
Police said the accident was still under investigation.