A microlight aircraft has crashed in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region, east of Perth, killing its pilot.
The aircraft was carrying a man in his 60s when it crashed just after 11am (AWST) near Little Hill Road in Beverley, police said.
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The man suffered critical injuries and died at the scene.
The crash happened about 10km from the Beverley airstrip.
A man in his 60s is being treated by paramedics after the crash of a microlight aircraft in WA. Credit: 7NEWS
According to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, a pilot controls a microlight aircraft by shifting its centre of gravity.
Such an aircraft might have a two or four-stroke engine.
Police officers, St John Ambulance crew and Department of Fire and Emergency Services officials attended the crash scene.
Recreation Aviation Australia has been notified of the death and police will prepare a report for the coroner.