Tayside and Central Scotland

Pilot injured after microlight crash at Balado

Balado airfield
Image caption The crash happened on take-off from Balado airfield near Kinross

A 50-year-old pilot has been airlifted to hospital after his microlight crashed during take-off from a Scottish airfield.

Police said officers were called to the scene at Balado near Kinross by the Scottish Ambulance Service at 13:25.

The man was taken by air ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

A Police Scotland spokesman added: "The male suffered a degree of injuries and required to be airlifted to hospital."

His injuries were understood not to be life-threatening.

Balado airfield is the location for the annual T in the Park music festival.

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