Aldham: Investigation continuing into plane crash that killed pilot

INVESTIGATORS are continuing to probe the circumstances surrounding a Suffolk plane crash that left its pilot dead.

The light aircraft came down at Aldham, near Hadleigh, around 11.20am on Saturday.

A man’s body was found in the wreckage of the aircraft by firefighters.

Police said last night formal identification of the man – who was flying alone – had not yet taken place.

A spokesman for the Air Accident Investigation Branch said they were continuing to work out what caused the plane to crash land.

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One villager told the East Anglian Daily Times he watched as the plane narrowly missed his home and several others before plunging into the ground, taking power lines with it.

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