Glenn CONNOR

New South Wales Police Force

Acting Sergeant

Redg. #  ?

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

Hang gliding accident

Bald Hill, Stanwell Tops, NSW

Died 24 September 2000

38 old

Funeral  ?

Glenn Connor

Glenn Connor

24 September 2000
Acting Sgt Glenn “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.

Glenn 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.

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

Glenn 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 Glenn 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

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