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Monday, July 25, 2011

Pilot killed after helicopter hits power lines and crashes in field, Cornwall - 25th July 2011

A helicopter pilot died after hitting power lines before crashing into a field and bursting into flames.

The man, aged in his 40s, was flying alone when he suddenly lost altitude before the accident happened.

He was in a remote area close to Bude, Cornwall, when the accident happened yesterday afternoon.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch have launched an investigation as they try to establish how the incident happened.

The identity if the pilot has not been released although his next of kin have been informed.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: 'The helicopter was privately owned and came down in a field about five miles from Bude between Marhamchurch and Week St Mary. Read More