Fatal microlight aircraft crash

Sunday 6th October 2013 – 9.05pm – John Hawker.

A man has died following a microlight aircraft crash near Stourbridge this evening.

The crash occurred in a field near Bridgnorth Road, Stourton at around 5.55pm.  An ambulance, the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene. 

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a microlight aircraft that is believed to have been in collision with pylons and crashed into a field.

“Advanced life support was carried out on the man who was piloting the microlight, but unfortunately despite the best efforts of medics, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

 Ends.

We have no further details on this incident.

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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