Pilot Dies in Ultralight Plane Crash

north of Laidley

An experienced pilot has died after the ultralight plane he was flying crashed north of Laidley yesterday.

The accident happened around 5:14pm, the home-made aircraft crashed into a paddock on Old Laidley-Forest Hill Rd.

The 84-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police said there are multiple factors which could have caused the sudden crash, which is under investigation.

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