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Pilot OK but under arrest after glider goes down on Badger Mountain

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BADGER MOUNTAIN — An East Wenatchee man originally from the Czech Republic was uninjured Friday after landing his glider in a wheat field off Badger Mountain Road.

Pilot Vitek Siroku, 65, was arrested for obstructing justice for failing to speak or cooperate with Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal said Saturday.

“The asked him some basic questions, and he refused to answer,” Gjesdal said. “They warned him several times that he would be arrested if he didn’t cooperate.”

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