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Pilot dies in light aircraft crash

National News // May 15, 2019

A pilot has died after his light aircraft crashed in flames in Birrfeld in canton Aargau.

pixabay Pilot dies in light aircraft crash

The accident happened just after 5 yesterday afternoon.

Witnesses say the plane seemed to be in trouble shortly after takeoff and hit the ground vertically.

Several drivers nearby stopped and ran to the site with fire extinguishers. But they told the press they knew no one could have survived.

The pilot was the only person on board. An investigation has been launched.

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