Man Dies In Light Aircraft Crash In Mayo

Rebecca O'Connor

An investigation is underway after a man died in a light aircraft crash in County Mayo yesterday.

The plane came down in a field outside Ballina just after 6pm yesterday.

The pilot, a local man in his forties, was the only occupant of the aircraft.

The scene, between Ballina and Bonniconlon, has been sealed off to allow examination by a team from the Air Accident Investigation Unit.

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Rebecca O'Connor
Full time Newsreader and Journalist, I spend my weekends at Radio Nova, keeping you up to date with all the latest news and sport. I’m the other half of a music obsessed radio DJ and a loving dog mom. When I’m not reading and writing the news I enjoy shopping and sport! I’m also a bit of a foodie who loves to cook. I enjoy singing in the shower and loudly in the car and throwing some shapes on the dance floor whenever the opportunity arises. Stay classy readers...