Glider pilot walks away from crash

{}A small glider airplane crashed this afternoon near the Sylacauga airport. According to Sylacauga Police Chief Chris Carden, the pilot was able to walk away with a minor ankle injury. The name of the pilot, a woman has not been released. She is from Chelsea and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Chief Carden says the glider went down not far from the airport on Merkel Loop road. The pilot is said to be a member of a nearby group called the Sylacauga Soaring Society.