The machine had an accident during an unsuccessful take-off maneuver at the Plettenberg-Hüinghausen airfield and hit a field near the airfield, said a police spokesman. The aircraft was massively damaged and currently no longer airworthy. The exact cause of the crash is being investigated. The Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) and the district government of Münster were involved.
North Rhine-Westphalia: Student pilots released from the clinic after the crash
Herscheid (dpa / lnw) - After the crash of an ultralight aircraft in Herscheid (Märkischer Kreis) on Sunday afternoon, the 43-year-old student pilot who was injured in the accident has already been released from the clinic.