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Pilot suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

The Mini-Max plane came down in a field near Royston Photo: ITV Anglia

A man is in hospital in a critical condition after the plane he was flying crash-landed in a field near Royston in Hertfordshire.

The pilot, who is believed to be in his fifties, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge after the light-aircraft came down in a field near Newnham Way in Ashwell.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch are at the scene where they are trying to find out what happened.

The pilot was flying a Mini-Max plane, which is made from wood and can fly at up to 80mph.