Man dies in light aircraft crash in Co Mayo

The plane came down between Ballina and Bonniconlon

Man dies in light aircraft crash in Co Mayo

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A man has died in a light aircraft crash outside Ballina in Co Mayo.

The plane came down just after 6.00pm on Friday in a field between Ballina and Bonniconlon.

Emergency services are at the scene.

The pilot was the only occupant of the aircraft.

An Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) is on its way to the scene.