Microlight aircraft crash - Edenbridge
Kent Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a microlight aircraft that had crashed into and had become stuck in an oak tree approximately 15 feet above the ground in a field near Lingfield Road, Edenbridge. Crews have used lines, ladders and a tirfor winch to secure the microlight. Extraction of the 91 year old pilot from the aircraft in now underway using safe working at height equipment, a tirfor winch and strops.
Update at 17:20
The pilot has now been released from the microlight aircraft and is being assessed by paramedics.