The pilot of a downed ultralight plane is brought to an ambulance crew to be looked at near the Serpentine Fen.

Ultralight plane crashes in Surrey

Pilot escapes with minor injuries after plane loses power and lands in the bush.



A man escaped with minor injuries after his ultralight plane crashed in Surrey on Sunday.

The plane lost power shortly before noon after taking off from King George Aviation, an ultralight airstrip near Colebrook Road.

The plane landed on private property about two kilometres west of King George Boulevard.

The pilot and lone occupant, who escaped from the plane on his own before making it to a trail to be picked up, suffered from scratches and a had minor head laceration.

The plane, located in an isolated area near the Serpentine River, was difficult for fire crews to reach for recovery and to control a fuel leak.

Photo and video below by Shane MacKichan.

 

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