A man has died in a crash involving a “homemade” ultralight plane near an aero club near Maitland in the NSW Hunter Region.
Police were called to a property in Windella, about 50 kilometres from Newcastle, after 10:15am following reports a plane had crashed in a backyard.
The man, who is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be 44 years old, was the pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft.
Officers from Port Stephens Hunter Police District have established a crime scene.
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