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Man, 81, airlifted after plane's emergency landing near Brecon

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image captionThe aircraft came down near Cathedine in the Brecon Beacons

An 81-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after a small aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in the Brecon Beacons in Powys.

Emergency services were called to the incident near Cathedine at 16:14 BST on Sunday.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man was taken to Swansea's Morriston Hospital with minor injuries.

Mid and West Fire Service sent two crews from Brecon and one from Crickhowell to the scene.

The pilot was the only person on board the aircraft.

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