Civil Aviation probs into yesterday’s microlight accident
28 September 2010
Yesterday a 47-year-old man crashed his microlight aircraft into a field outside of Brits in the North West and died.
He was airlifted to a nearby hospital and paramedics tried to stabilize his condition on the way to hospital but they were unsuccessful.
The hospital trauma unit staff declared him dead. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is investigating the cause of the accident.
Yesterday it was reported that overhead electrical lines were suspected to have played a part in the accident.
The CAA today is probing into the accident to find out exactly what happened.