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Insch crash microlight suffered total loss of engine power

Crashed microlight
Image caption The incident happened in August last year

An Aberdeenshire microlight crash which left the pilot injured happened after it suffered a total loss of engine power, an investigation has found.

The incident happened in Insch in August last year.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said the 59-year-old pilot lost power and decided a field was the best landing option. The microlight struck the ground and flipped over.

The cause of the power loss has not been identified.

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