Man dies after light aircraft crashes in Northamptonshire field

A pilot died after a microlight crashed into a field near Pitsford Reservoir
A pilot died after a microlight crashed into a field near Pitsford Reservoir
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A man has died after his microlight crashed in a Northamptonshire field.

Police were called out to a field near Pitsford Reservoir just before 3pm on Saturday after reports a microlight had crashed.

The air ambulance was called, but sadly the pilot, a 70-year-old man from Cambridgeshire, died at the scene. Nobody else was injured.

The incident is currently being investigated by the Air Accident Investigation Bureau.

Witnesses to the incident can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.