Pilot dies in glider crash near NSW-Queensland border

A MAN has died in a shocking glider crash near the NSW-Queensland border.

Just after 1.30pm on Monday, emergency services rushed to a rural property at Boggabilla, 2.5km from the border, following reports an aircraft had come down.

The pilot, and sole occupant, was found dead at the scene.


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He is yet to be formally identified but he is believed to be aged 75 from Victoria.

A crime scene was established and an investigation is underway into the cause of the crash.

Local police are working with the Aviation Support Branch and other agencies.