The pilot, the only person aboard the aircraft, died at the scene. The incident is being investigated jointly by Hampshire police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
Officers were called at 4.55pm today after a civilian aircraft came down at the Army Aviation Centre. The pilot, who was the only occupant of the aircraft, was pronounced dead at the scene. 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.