Pilot Dies In Crash Near Andover

Investigators are trying to find out why a small aircraft came down near Andover, killing the Pilot.

The civilian plane crashed at the Army Aviation Centre in Middle Wallop in Hampshire at 4.55pm on Saturday 27th April 2013. 

The pilot, who was 68 years old, was the only person aboard, died at the scene. 

Hampshire police have told Heart the small aircraft was a World war One replica and had been taking part in a practice display at the time of the crash.

It's being investigated jointly by Hampshire police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). 

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "Officers were called at 4.55pm today after a civilian aircraft came down at the Army Aviation Centre. 

Police are currently working with the AAIB to establish the cause of the crash and anyone with further information is asked to contact 

Hampshire Constabulary."

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