Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
LITTLEFIELD (April 1, 2013)--Authorities declined Monday to release the names of a man and a boy who were killed in West Texas when their glider plummeted to the ground shortly after releasing from the plane that was towing it.
The Lamb County Sheriff's Office said Monday it would not release any information about the accident, and referred questions to the National Transportation Safety Board.
The crash occurred Saturday afternoon near the airport in Littlefield, about 35 miles northwest of Lubbock.
An NTSB spokesman said two people were killed, but declined to identify them, referring the question back to the sheriff's office.
Lubbock station KCBD reported that a witness saw a wing snap from the glider.
The NTSB described the craft as a Schleicher Alexander K7 glider.
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