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Narrative:Well known Biggin Hill based Proctor operator, Cobby Moore, suffered a serious accident last week in G-ALJF.
|Type:||Percival Proctor III|
|C/n / msn:|| K.427|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Hastings Road, Rolvenden, Kent -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Biggin Hill, Kent (BQH/EGKB)|
''Light aircraft crashes into trees in Rolvenden
An elderly pilot has been taken to hospital after a light aircraft crashed in Kent. Fire fighters were called following reports that a craft had landed in trees and a hedgerow in Hastings Road, Rolvenden, at 17:25 BST.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service said crews had freed the pilot, a 78-year-old man, using small tools.
He was taken to the William Harvey Hospital (WHH), Ashford, for treatment for minor injuries.
A spokeswoman for Kent Police said: "Police were called to Rolvenden at 6pm following a report that a light aircraft had crashed.
"The pilot, a 78-year-old man, received minor injuries in the incident and was taken to WHH for treatment.
"The Civil Aviation Authority are dealing with the incident."
||Dr. John Smith
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