Forced landing of a glider in Ariège: The two young pilots talk about their accident

The essentials A glider was forced to land in a field in Gudas in Ariège. The two young men on board realized that they would not make the Saint-Girons / Pamiers route due to a downward wind.

The small town of Bare in Gudas appears peaceful at first glance. Except last night. Behind the trees that hide a wide field of tens of acres is a glider that has been broken in two. At the end of the day this machine had to land behind a house here. Two young men piloting the glider found that they were not going to their …

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