Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire aircraft crash near A1: pilot named

The crashed plane
The plane crashed in a field after reportedly flying into an electricity pylon

A pilot who died when a light aircraft crashed near the A1 close to Peterborough has been named as a 52 year old from Stratford-upon-Avon.

Clive Greenaway's plane came down in fields at Water Newton, near Sibson Airfield, at about 14:15 BST on Friday.

Both carriageways of a section of the A1 were closed for 24 hours while power lines hit by the light aircraft were repaired.

Mr Greenaway had flown from Long Marston Airfield in Warwickshire.

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