Glider with 3 people on board goes down in Vermont mountains

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A glider with three people on board has gone down in the mountains in Vermont, and the fate of those people is unknown.

State police say a tow plane with the glider attached took off from the Morrisville-Stowe State Airport around 11:30 on Wednesday. The glider carrying a pilot and two passengers disconnected a short time later.

Morrisville police received a report that the glider was missing shortly before 14:00. Morrisville and Stowe police along with state police then launched a search operation.

Around 17:30 the glider was spotted about 305m from the summit of Sterling Mountain.

Search and rescue crews are currently working to reach the location. No other information was immediately available.

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