Pilot injured after plane crashes into bungalow

A pilot's been injured after the small plane he was flying crashed into a bungalow in Lincolnshire. The emergency services are currently on the scene.

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73-year-old plane crash pilot airlifted to hospital

The pilot whose plane crashed into a bungalow in Lincolnshire is a 73-year-old man from Leicestershire.

The crash happened at Castle Bytham south of Grantham shortly after 2.00pm. The 73-year-old was airlifted to the Queens Medical Centre by the Nottingham Air Ambulance.

He has a leg injury and other cuts and bruises but his condition is not thought to be life-threatening. He was freed from the wreckage by the Fire and Rescue Service.

A 52-year-old tanker driver who was making a delivery nearby has been taken to a local hospital (not sure which one) and is believed to have sustained minor cuts and bruises along with shock.

The 61-year-old occupant of the bungalow was with the tanker driver but was not injured.

The bungalow did not suffer major structural damage. The emergency services remain at the scene ensuring that the wreckage and fuel from the plane are made safe.

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