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20/09/2021

Trainee pilot walks away uninjured after plane crash in Waterford

Trainee pilot walks away uninjured after plane crash in Waterford

A light aircraft crashed in Waterford on Monday.

The accident happened before midday on the approach to Waterford Airport.

It is reported that a trainee pilot noticed a problem with the aircraft after take-off, clipping a branch as he tried to land. The plane flipped, but the pilot was uninjured.

The scene has been preserved ahead of the arrival of the Air Accident Investigation Unit.

Read more: Roadworks to cause delays on main Waterford road

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