Pilot remains in hospital after aircraft bungalow crash in Lincolnshire

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Investigations are ongoing after an aeroplane crashed into a Lincolnshire bungalow, leaving a 73-year old man hospitalised.

As previously reported, a light aircraft crashed into a bungalow on a farm outside Castle Bytham, near Grantham at 1.08pm on Wednesday, November 19.

A scene guard is currently in place for public safety and security while recovery is carried out.

Any investigation into the incident will be overseen by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB).

The pilot of the aircraft, a 73-year-old man from Thurnby, Leicestershire, remains in Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.

He is being treated for a back injury, leg injury, and other cuts and bruises. His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

A 52-year-old tanker driver who was making a delivery nearby was taken to Lincoln County Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and subsequently released.

The 61-year-old occupant of the bungalow was with the tanker driver but was not injured.

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