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Pilot and his passenger die in plane crash at Wolferton

PUBLISHED: 08:02 12 September 2017 | UPDATED: 14:47 12 September 2017

A plane crashed at Wolferton on Monday September 11 2017. Photo: Archant

A plane crashed at Wolferton on Monday September 11 2017. Photo: Archant

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A pilot in his 50s and a female passenger in her 70s have died after a light aircraft crashed in Norfolk.

Emergency services were called just before 11am on Monday, September 11 following reports of a crash landing on marshland near Wolferton.

The pair were pronounced dead at the scene and there were no other casualties, Norfolk Police said.

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The coastguard, fire service and ambulance service attended the scene.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating after visiting the site.

A statement on the AAIB website said: “The AAIB has sent a team to investigate a light aircraft accident that occurred north of King’s Lynn, Norfolk.”

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