Police and emergency services remain at the scene of an ultra-light aircraft crash that occurred at Craiglie near Port Douglas this afternoon, Queensland Police say.
Initial inquiries indicate shortly before 5.30pm, the aircraft crashed into an airfield on the Captain Cook Highway.
The 66-year-old male pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft was pronounced deceased at the scene.
No one else was injured as a result of the incident.
Forensic Crash Unit investigations are continuing with assistance from Recreational Aviation Australia and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
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