According to reports, the pilot of a small plane is dead after it crashed in a soybean field near the Stoney Creek airport this morning.

Emergency crews first rushed to the scene of the crash in a field off of 6th Road and Mud Street.

Hamilton police Const. Steve Welton told CBC News that the pilot suffered “critical injuries” and has died.

He couldn’t say if anyone else was in the plane, exactly what kind of plane it was, or where it was coming from or going.

The incident is now a Transportation Safety Board investigation, he said.

Fire information officer Claudio Mostacci said there is one fire truck at the scene.

“When we arrived on scene there was a small fire that was quickly extinguished,” Mostacci said.

The plane is on the ground with severe damage. Developing Story…


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