New Mexico State Police respond to fatal glider aircraft crash

New Mexico State Police respond to fatal glider aircraft crash

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At around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, New Mexico State Police officers responded to a report of a downed aircraft in Torrance County. The crash occurred approximately two to three miles east of the Moriarty, NM Airport on private land near Stage Coach Lane.

According to investigators, Renard Rozzoni, 65, was flying his 2017 Ventus 3F glider near the Moriarty Airport when it crashed for unknown reasons. 

Rozzoni sustained fatal injuries and pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash. 

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