The body of a pilot who died when his light plane crashed in a Suffolk village has finally been removed from the crash site. The man, who hasn't been named yet, died in Aldham near Hadleigh yesterday morning. Air accident investigators are looking into what went wrong.
The family of a man who died when his plane came down at Aldham, near Hadleigh, have left flowers at the scene. The light aircraft has been recovered by air accident investigators. Police say the pilot has not yet been formally identified.
The AAIB will carry out an investigation to establish the cause of the crash together with the assistance and support of Suffolk Police in order to prepare a file for the Coroner.
The cordoned area and road closures remain in place in Aldham but are likely to be lifted this afternoon.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called after the crashed plane ended up in a pond at Aldham near Hadleigh. Crews from Woodbridge, Hadleigh, Needham Market, Bury St Edmunds and Halstead, Essex were called, along with a water rescue crew.
Suffolk Police has cordoned off an area around the incident whilst the matter is dealt with.
Police have confirmed that one person has died following a plane crash in Suffolk. The plane came down and hit a tree in the village of Aldham near Ipswich. It's now partly sunk in a pond at the location. Air Accident Investigators are on their way to the scene.
Emergency services are at the scene of a light aircraft crash in the village of Aldham near Hadleigh. Police were called just after 11am after a report that a light aircraft had come down in the village and hit a tree. It's not clear if anyone has been hurt.