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Pilot escapes unhurt following plane crash

Police are also investigation a plane crash that happened this morning on a farm in the More Tomorrow Area in the Cayo District. Henry Plett, the pilot, did not sustain major injury, but the aircraft he was piloting ended up incinerated. ACP Joseph Myvett, Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch explains what happened.

ACP Myvett: Shortly after 19:15 pm information was received of an aircraft accident in the Mortimer area, the area was visited by Police and SIV Aviation where upon arrival they met one Henry Plet who informed that whilst piloting a crop duster aircraft spraying rice fields in the area, the aircraft experience mechanical problems and as a result he attempted to land the aircraft and in the process he crash landed and shortly after he was able to exit the aircraft. The aircraft burst into flames, he did not receive any injury.

ACP Myvett says that the incident is now being investigated by the Civil Aviation.