Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018. 3:57 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: This morning shortly after 9:15 a.m., police received reports of an aircraft accident occurring around the More Tomorrow area in the Cayo District.
Both police and civil aviation officers responded to the scene where they met Henry Plett, the pilot of the aircraft.
Plett informed authorities that while piloting the aircraft, he started experiencing mechanical problems.
As he attempted to land, he crash-landed in the process and managed to escape mere minutes before the aircraft was engulfed in flames. Plett, however, was not injured.
Police reveal that the incident is currently being investigated by the Civil Aviation Department.
Plett used the aircraft to spray rice fields.
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