Nearly half of all glider fatalities occur during the first few seconds of flight. Many of these can be avoided by an observant, well trained wing runner. Please copy and share the following checklist with your fellow pilots and flight-line crew members. More safety info at www.eglider.org.
The British Gliding Association have produced a booklet entitled [GLIDER ACCIDENTS IN 2011]. It analyses the types of accident and the changes over the years, and how to reduce accidents in the coming flying year.