Robert Saunders, 64, and Ronald Ueckert, 66, killed in glider crash near Telluride, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:42pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

2 Killed In Glider Crash

The aircraft, a Stemme S10-VT Glider, crashed under unknown circumstances five miles southeast of Telluride.

Men who died in glider crash at Telluride Ski Resort ID'd

Saunders, known in the area as "Glider Bob," owned and operated "Glide Telluride," which offers year-round glider rides out of Telluride Regional Airport. According to his website, he has been flying Stemme Motorgliders since 1997.

People Involved: 
Robert Saunders
Ronald Ueckert
Denver, CO

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