photos: Pilot suffers 'minor injuries' in light aircraft crash-landing
have said the pilot of a light aircraft which crash-landed into
a field near Wedmore on Sunday (March 25th) suffered minor injuries
in the accident.
crews rushed to the scene at 4.34pm after the two-seater aircraft
came down - as pictured here - and the pilot was taken by air
ambulance to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.
later confirmed that the man had been left "dazed and confused"
by the crash, but had escaped major injury.
aircraft brought down several power lines, and an investigation
is now underway into the cause of the incident which is the second
in four years involving the same plane.
incident happened in Western Drove, Godney - a couple of miles
outside Wedmore, near Burnham-On-Sea.
earlier accident involving the Pioneer 200 Alpi occurred in June
2008 when the plane came down near Wells. An official report at
the time said the pilot had found movement of his control stick
had become impeded by a kneeboard strapped to his thigh, which
had caused the accident.
Pictured: The scene of the crash on Sunday evening