photos: Pilot suffers 'minor injuries' in light aircraft crash
were the scenes outside Wedmore on Sunday evening (March 25th)
after a light aircraft crashed into a field, requiring the pilot
to be air-lifted to hospital.
fire and ambulance crews rushed to the scene at 4.34pm after the
two-seater aircraft came down.
fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The single male
pilot was out of the aircraft when we arrived and was assessed
by paramedics. He was later transferred to hospital via air ambulance."
aircraft also brought down several power lines and the surrounding
area was made safe by Western Power Distribution.
The pilot was taken by air ambulance to Musgrove Park Hospital
Police later confirmed that the pilot had been left "dazed
and confused" by the crash but had escaped major injury.
incident happened in Western Drove, Godney - a couple of miles
outside Wedmore, near Burnham-On-Sea. The cause of the incident
Pictured: The centre of the incident this evening (All photos: