One injured in small aircraft crash in Cornwall

A man has been injured in an aircraft crash in Cornwall.

The aircraft, which police and Cornwall Fire Service said was believed to be a microlight, came down at Landulph, Saltash, at about 13:15 GMT on Saturday.

A local man believed to be in his 50s was the only person on board.

He was freed from the wreckage before being airlifted to hospital in Plymouth. His injuries were not believed to be serious, police said.

The Air Accident Investigation Board has been informed.

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