Glider crashes into house in Connecticut

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A battery-powered crashed into the roof of a house in Danbury, Connecticut, Tuesday, officials said.

Mayor Mark Boughton initially said no one was hurt but officials later said the pilot sustained minor injuries.

Boughton tweeted a series of photos showing the tail of the aircraft sticking out of a hole in the roof of the house.

"A glider crashed into a home on Golden Hill Ave.," the mayor tweeted. "Operator is headed to the hospital for observation."

A woman and her two children watching TV inside the home were startled but unharmed.

The glider had taken off from Danbury's airport. The pilot said he thought he had enough power to return to the airport but he didn't, an airport official said.

With The Associated Press