William Jon Orders

Hang-Glider Pilot Sentenced

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - A veteran British Columbia hang-glider pilot sentenced to jail after his passenger plummeted 300 metres to her death should never h...

Hang-Gliding Death Suspect Makes Plea

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - A British Columbia hang-glider pilot whose failure to hook in his passenger caused a dramatic mid-air struggle, which ended with th...

B.C. Hang-Glider Pilot Pleads Not Guilty

CP | Neal Hall, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - The man accused of criminal negligence causing death and obstruction of justice in connection with the hang-gliding death of a B.C....

Hang-Glider Pilot's Court Appearance

CBC | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A hang-glider pilot whose passenger plunged to her death last year appeared briefly in court in Chilliwack, B.C., this morning on a charge of criminal...

'Don't Give Up On Hang-Gliding'

CBC | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada is urging people not to lose confidence in the sport after new charges were laid against a hang...

New Charge For Pilot In Hang-Gliding Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A hang-glider pilot is facing a charge of criminal negligence causing death nearly a year after a passenger fell more than 300 metres in B...

Memory Card Takes A Licking (And A Swallowing) But Still Holds Evidence: RCMP

CBC | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The RCMP say they have been able to view the contents of a memory card allegedly swallowed by the pilot of a fatal tandem hang-glider flight, but they...

Human Error, Not Equipment Failure, In Hang-Gliding Death: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Human error, not weather or faulty equipment, caused a woman to fall about 300 metres to her death during a hang-gliding trip in British C...

WATCH: Hang Glider Pilot Who Ate Memory Card Apologizes For Death

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - When hang glider pilot William Orders set out to take a young woman soaring through the skies over scenic British Columbia last month, his...

Hang Glider Pilot Co-operating, Says Lawyer

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2012 | Canada

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - A hang glider pilot whose 27-year-old passenger dropped to her death during a flight over British Columbia's Fraser Valley has repe...

Hang Glider Pilot Produces Evidence: Police

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Police in British Columbia now have a memory card allegedly swallowed by a hang gliding pilot in the moments after his passenger pl...

B.C. Hang Glider Pilot Will Stay In Jail Until Evidence Passes Through His System

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - The British Columbia hang glider pilot whose passenger fell to her death over B.C.'s Fraser Valley will remain in custody while a m...

Hang Glider Pilot Accused Of SWALLOWING Evidence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada

CHILLIWACK, B.C. - The final moments of a young woman's life who plummeted from a hang glider over the weekend may have been caught on tape, but her p...