Crash scene at Caernarfon Airport
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Microlight pilot dies in crash at Caernarfon Airport

A pilot has died after his microlight aircraft crashed at a north Wales airport, say emergency services.

The 61-year-old's aircraft came down on the runway at Caernarfon Airport at 18:00 BST on Thursday.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries but later died.

A crew from Llanfairfechan attended but there have not been reports of a fire following the crash. The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been told.

  • 15 May 2014