A MAN has died after a crash Caernarfon airport.
Police and fire crews were called to the airport at Dinas Dinlle at 6pm today (Thursday, May 15) after reports of a light aircraft crash on the runway.
A North Wales Police spokesman said that a man, aged 61, of the Rhyl area, was later pronounced dead in hospital.
The spokesman added: "An investigation is underway by the Air Accident Investigation Bureau from Hampshire supported by North Wales Police."
A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at 17.55hrs yesterday to reports of an accident involving a light aircraft at Caernarfon Airport.
“One rapid response vehicle, one ambulance officer and the helimed attended.
“A male patient was conveyed to Ysbyty Gwynedd in a serious condition.”
A fire crew from Llanfairfechan was on standby at the scene, while a crew from Menai Bridge also attended.
The North West Wales Coroner's office has been informed.