Police reveal more information about pilot killed in Northamptonshire plane crash

Police have confirmed that the pilot who died in a light aircraft crash in south Northamptonshire was a 39-year-old man.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Hinton-in-the-Hedges airfield at 12.10pm yesterday.

Northamptonshire Police have also said today that the pilot is from the London area and reiterated that the team from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch in Farnborough, Hampshire, are leading the investigation supported by county police officers.

The man’s next of kin, who are understood to be abroad, have been informed and a formal identification will take place on Monday.