Abu Dhabi Police and the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Authority announced that their teams dealt with a glider crash that occurred this evening in the additional external parking lots of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, and resulted in a minor injury to a person.
Abu Dhabi Police stressed the importance of obtaining information from official sources.
For its part, the General Authority of Civil Aviation, in coordination with the competent authorities, announced the crash of a small civilian plane in the external parking lots of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
As a result of the accident, the pilot was injured and he was immediately taken to the hospital to receive the necessary treatment and follow-up on his health condition.
The General Authority of Civil Aviation confirmed investigations into the causes and consequences of the accident
The authority confirmed that preliminary investigations showed that the event was caused by a technical malfunction while it was on its way to land at Al Bateen Private Airport, and the plane crashed in an area devoid of personnel.