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Glen Anthony CONNOR

aka  CHUCK

NSW Police Academy Class 205

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. #  21608

Rank:  Probationary Constable – appointed 26 October 1984

Constable – appointed 26 October 1985

Acting Sergeant – Death

Stations:  Wollongong G.D’s, Wollongong Rescue Squad, Sutherland, South Region Dog Squad, South Region Prosecutors

ServiceFrom  ? ? pre October 1984?  to  24 September 2000 = 16 years Service

Awards:  National Medal – granted 30 August 2000

Born:   5 March 1962

Died  Sunday  24 September 2000 about 11am

Age:  38 old

CauseHang gliding accident – Pilot

Event date:  Sunday  24 September 2000

Event locationBald Hill, Stanwell Tops, NSW

Funeral date:  ?

Funeral location:  ?

Buried at ?

Memorial:  the “Chuck Connor” trophy for “reteam on Course Dux”

Glenn Connor

Glenn Connor

24 September 2000
Acting Sgt Glen “Chuck” Connor, 38 old, who lived at Otford, died about 11am in a hang gliding collision at Stanwell Tops.

He had a female passenger from Albion Park Rail and collided with another paraglider, being piloted by Vitali Kouznetsov from Hurstville as the second glider took off from Bald Hill they became entangled. The woman and Vitali survived the crash.

Glen was also the owner / operator of “Skybound Hang Gliding School” and had been a qualified hang gliding instructor since 21 July 1983 with approximately 1850 hours hang gliding experience.

Glen’s wife, Sue and brother Adrian were on the hill and witnessed the accident.

Glen used to work at Wollongong G.D’s, South Region Dog Squad around 1992 & his dogs name was ‘Jet’ and, from memory, Wollongong Prosecutors.

At the time of his death he was stationed at Sutherland Prosecutors.

May Glen forever Rest In Peace.

 

Accident location 

 

 

Illawarra Mercury Page 11 Wednesday 21 March 2001

Illawarra Mercury
Page 11 Wednesday 21 March 2001

 

Armed hold up at service station. Illawarra Mercury page 9 Monday 10 February 1992 with police dog Jet

Armed hold up at service station.
Illawarra Mercury page 9
Monday 10 February 1992 with police dog Jet

 

Hang-gliders hurt in Stanwell Park crash landing