The glider crashed at the Tap of North in Rhynie at around 10.25am, with the 26-year-old man reporting the incident to police himself.
Hundreds of thousands of books have been donated to Africa this year by a north-east charity.
Police are concerned for the well-being of a missing north-east man.
A man who has spent almost 20 years visiting historic sites has spoken of his fascination with stone circles around the North-east.
A probe was to get under way today into an early morning house fire in a North-east village.
A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on a North-east road this evening.
A North-east road is partially blocked this morning due to a fallen tree. The A97 Main Street is affected in both directions between the Richmond Avenue junction in Rhynie and the A96 junction in Huntly. Delays are expected in the area.