Japanese national killed as glider crashes into hill in Kangra district

Dharamsala, Nov 4 : A Japanese national was today killed after his glider crashed into a hill at Bir-Billing of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district.

Makota Sakuma (38) took off from Billing this afternoon but lost control over his glider and it crashed into the hill, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Baijnath, Sunaina Sharma said.

He was rushed to Vivekanand Hospital, Palampur where doctors declared him brought dead, she said