Passenger dies and pilot critically injured in Norfolk airfield plane crash
A man in his 80s died and a pilot was left in a critical condition in hospital after their light aircraft crashed near an airfield in Norfolk.
The plane came down by Hardwick airfield near the town of Bungay, about 10 miles south of Norwich, at about 3.30pm on Sunday.
It burst into flames and firefighters found one person had died, Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said.
A spokeswoman for the service said: "We received a report at 3.36pm that a light aircraft of some sort had just crashed.
"When the first appliance arrived it was confirmed that it (the plane) was on fire and... read more
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