Pilot dies after plane crashes at Breighton Airfield

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Pilot dies after plane crashes at Breighton Airfield

Pilot dies after plane crashes at Breighton Airfield
2021-11-15 16:13:00
A man, believed to be a pilot, has died following an aircraft crash at Breighton Airfield in Bubwith, East Yorkshire. Humberside Police were called to Sand Lane, Breighton at 12:07pm, on Sunday, November 14 following a light aircraft crash. Click here for more Hull and East Yorkshire breaking news The pilot is believed to have had trouble landing the aircraft, which set alight on impact. Tragically he suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. His family have been informed and they are currently being supported by the police. A Humberside Police spokesman said: “On Sunday, November 14, we were called to an airfield in the East Riding following reports that a light aircraft had crashed. “On arrival at Breighton Airfield, Bubwith, it was discovered that the pilot had come into difficulty when landing and on impact, the aircraft had set alight. “Ambulance services were in attendance but sadly one occupant, believed to be the pilot, did not survive the crash. “The individual’s family has been notified and are being supported by officers. “Investigations into the events leading up to the incident are ongoing. If anyone has any information relating to the tragic incident, please call us on our non-emergency line, 101 quoting Log 254 of November 14.” A Humberside Fire and Rescue Service spokesman confirmed firefighters attende

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