An investigation is underway after a man died in a light aircraft crash in Co Mayo yesterday.
The scene of the crash, between Ballina and Bonniconlon, has been sealed off to allow examination by a team from the Air Accident Investigation Unit.
The plane came down just after 6pm in a field and the pilot, a local man in his fifties, was the sole occupant of the aircraft.
It is understood that the victim is a local man who is married with children.
A post-mortem examination is being carried out on the body later today.
- Digital Desk