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At 7.40pm yesterday officers attended reports of a plane in difficulty.
A light aircraft was located in a field off London Road, Buckingham.
A man, aged in his sixties, died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.
Officers remain at the scene and air accident investigators are due to attend.
Supt Gez Chiariello, LPA Commander for Aylesbury Vale, said: “Officers are currently in Buckingham following a light aircraft collision.
“Sadly the sole occupant of the plane died at the scene. No one was hurt on the ground.
“Investigators from the Air Accident Investigation Branch are due to attend to investigate and establish the circumstances of what has happened.”
Work to repair Brighton's seafront road is going to take longer than expected - it won't open until November.
The city council has now put a contraflow in place.
The road collapsed in April when a support in the walls of the Fortune of War pub on the King's Road below, fell in.
Sadly a light aircraft crashed near to Padbury last night and 1 person lost their life. Investigation ongoing. #4625
100% pass rate at St Gabriel's School, Newbury, and 54% at A* and A - congratulations to the hard working pupils!
All roads in and around Caversham and Reading town centre are extremely busy due to Festival traffic. Please expect delays on your services.
A man has been killed in a light aircraft crash near Buckingham.
Thames Valley Police said the aircraft came down in a field close to London Road, Padbury Brook, Buckingham, at 8pm last night.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has begun an investigation into the incident.
Former England star Paul Gascoigne could be set for a sensational come back after reportedly signing for a Sunday league football team.
Gazza, who now lives in Dorset, could be turning out in Bournemouth's Sunday league
According to Daily EchoGazza was persuaded to sign for Abbey FC by manager Chris Foster.
Schools preparing to receive their GCSE results today have been told to expect "variable" grades.
There are particular concerns among some headteachers about English and maths grades, according to initial reports.
The potentially unpredictable results are said to be due to significant alterations to the qualifications this year.
Brian Lightman, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, which represents a large proportion of secondary heads, said: "We are getting some individual reports of volatility, but we don't know about overall trends yet.
"Some schools have seen surprises. Some schools have seen results which are lower than expected."
Reading Festival begins today with 90,000 people expected to attend. The first campers arrived yesterday.
Headliners include Blink182 Arctic Monkeys and Queens of the Stone Age.
As well as the main stages there will be three silent areas where festival goers can party into the night listening to music through earphones.