Man dies following aircraft incident at Parafield Airport, SA

Police are investigating the death of a man at Parafield Airport earlier today, according to SA Police.

Just after 4pm on Sunday 11 September, police and emergency services were called to Parafield Airport on Tigermoth Lane, Parafield after reports two planes had crashed on the tarmac.

One plane appears to have taxied away after hitting the pilot and then crashed into another plane parked nearby.

The pilot, a 62-year-old man from Wattle Park, sadly died at the scene.

There were no persons in either aircraft at the time of the crash.

Police will be preparing a report for the State Coroner and the Air Transport Safety Bureau will attend the airport tomorrow to conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the tarmac crash.

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