One person has been injured after a glider crashed into one of the external parking lots of Sheikh Zayed Mosque in the UAE capital.
Teams from Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defence are currently responding to the incident.
Initial investigations revealed that the Cessna Caravan crashed due to a technical malfunction in the aircraft.
The pilot has been shifted to a hospital to treat minor injuries.
The authority urged the public to only obtain information from official sources.
#urgent | Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Civil Defense teams are dealing with a glider crash that occurred this evening in the extension of the external parking lots of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which resulted in a minor injury to a person.@adcda997
— شرطة أبوظبي (@ADPoliceHQ) August 31, 2022
More details to follow.