Pilot seriously injured as plane crashed into harvester
A sudden gust of wind is believed to have been responsible for the incident in Fife.
A pilot was left seriously injured when his plane crashed into a combine harvester and flipped over.
Stewart Russell was taken to Ninewells Hospital after the crash at Pilmuir Farm near Lundin Links in Fife on July 18.
Despite his injuries, the 75-year-old was able to turn off the plane's electronics and escape.
The Piper L88C had touched down safely shortly after 10am when it suddenly swung out of control and its right wing hit a combine harvester.
The light aircraft then flipped over, leaving it badly damaged.
A sudden gust of wind is believed to have been responsible for the crash, according to a report published on Thursday by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.