Original article from Kent Live
A pilot has been killed after his aircraft came down close to Headcorn Aerodrome.
Emergency services were called to reports of the crash in a field between Ashford and Maidstone shortly before 4.30pm yesterday (May 9).
Two fire engines were sent to the incident, crews worked with colleagues from SECAmb, Kent Police, KSS Air Ambulance and the on-site fire and rescue response.
Police later confirmed one man had died at the scene.
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A spokesman said: "At 4.25pm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, Kent Police was notified that a light aircraft had crashed in a field near Headcorn.
"Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service, Kent Fire and Rescue Service and an air ambulance.
"A man was pronounced deceased at the scene."