Man dies following light aircraft crash in Caernarfon

A 61-year-old man has died after a light aircraft crash at Caernarfon Airport yesterday evening. It is thought he was inside the aircraft at the time of the incident. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries but was later pronounced dead.

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Pilot dies following crash at Caernarfon Airport

The crash happened earlier this evening. Credit: Gwyn Roberts

A 61 year old pilot has died following a crash at Caernarfon Airport.

The accident occurred at around 6 o'clock this evening when a microlight aircraft crashed on the main taxiway, passing a derelict building and aviation fuel tanks on the southern borders of the field surrounding the runway.

Multiple emergency services were called to the scene and the man was airlifted to hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

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