Investigation After Man Dies In Plane Crash

An investigation's underway into what caused a small plane to crash in Hampshire, killing the pilot.

The aircraft, which came down near Middle Wallop on Saturday 27th April has been recovered. Police were called at 4.55pm after the civilian aircraft came down on the airfield at the  Army Aviation Centre.

The aircraft was a single engine, single wing replica World War I aircraft which was involved in a practice display at the time. The pilot, a 68-year-old man from Horsham, was the only person onboard. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation is being led by the Air Accident Investigation Branch with support from Hampshire Constabulary.

Anyone who saw the crash or the plane flying immediately beforehand is asked to contact Hampshire Constabulary
on 101.

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