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Man dies in aerodrome crash

A man has died at an aerodrome after the aircraft he was piloting crashed.

Wreckage of the plane on the runway at Redhill Aerodrome

His plane ditched at the end of the runway at Redhill Aerodrome in Surrey, and was left wrecked. Emergency service swere called to the scene around 12.30pm but were unable to save the man from his injuries.

The cause of the crash has not been determined, but eyewitnesses said they thought the engine may have cut out.

Apolice spokesman said: "Officers and other emergency services attended thescene where the sole occupant of the aircraft had suffered serious injuries.

"He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

"Police are currently liaising with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch regarding the incident."