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Pilot dies in Newquay Airport crash

A pilot has been killed after crash landing his airplane at Newquay Airport.

The man, who had been flying a twin-engined light aircraft from London to Cornwall died at the scene on Monday evening.

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Pilot dies in Newquay Airport crash

A pilot has been killed after crash landing his airplane at Newquay Airport.

The man, who had been flying a twin-engined light aircraft from London to Cornwall crashed on council owned land close to the runway, on Monday evening.

The airport was closed following the fatal crash at around 7.35pm and only reopened at 6am this morning.

Emergency services attended but, despite best efforts, the pilot, believed to be from Cornwall, could not be saved. No-one else is thought to have been involved.

His next of kin have been informed.

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