Pilot hospitalised with serious injuries after plane crash at country estate

Fire crews, police and ambulance were called to a horror plane crash in Suffolk.

The male pilot has been airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious injuries in the crash.

It is understood that no one else was on board the flight, and there are no other casualties.

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Police received reports that a light aircraft had been downed on the grounds of Heveningham Hall shortly after 5.15 pm today (July 6).

Teams from the ambulance service and seven fire engines from Suffolk Fire and Rescue are also in attendance.

According to reports, it is believed that the pilot was attempting to land the aircraft at the time of the incident.

The scene around the estate has been cordoned off by police while officers investigate the incidnet.

According to Suffolk police, the Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.

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Earlier this week, the Daily Star reported that the survivor of a brutal plane crash is being forced to undergo major facial reconstruction surgery after breaking most of the bones in his face.

Kalen Turner, a 27-year-old pilot, was forced to use a stretch of a highway near the town of Derby, in Western Australia, to bring his twin-engine Cessna down as safely as possible after both of its engines failed during a flight on June 20.

While he was left with deep injuries, amazingly the passenger who was flying with him managed to escape the crash completely unscathed.

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