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Pilot airlifted to hospital following Northamptonshire light aircraft crash

The crash happened close to Spanhoe airfield. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A pilot has been airlifted to hospital following a light aircraft crash near Corby.

The single-seater plane came down in some woodland close to Spanhoe airfield just before 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon.

All three emergency services attended the scene and the male pilot was taken to hospital with injuries to his leg.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The Air Accident Investigation Board has been made aware of the incident.