The pilot of a light aircraft sadly died when his plane crashed near Heathfield on Tuesday morning (August 4).
Emergency services were called to the scene off Herrings Lane at 11.01am where the aircraft had caught fire after crashing. Unfortunately, the pilot is believed to have died instantly. His next-of-kin have been advised.
The matter has now been passed to the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) for investigation.