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Pilot dies following light aircraft crash

Posted on 28th May 2017

A pilot has died after a light aircraft crashed into a field at Apperknowle.

Emergency services were called to Summerley Road at 1pm following reports that an aircraft had crashed.

The pilot, who was the only person in the plane at the time, died of his injuries.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has sent a team to the site.

Roads around the incident remain closed.

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