Horse Hit by Light Aircraft at Brentwood Didn’t Make It

August 1, 2023 4:01 am in by

After a light aircraft crashed after it hit a horse on take-off at Brentwood on the Yorke Peninsula Sunday morning.

The pilot and passenger escaped the aircraft. The pilot, a 63-year-old local man was flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with serious injuries. The passenger, a 56-year-old local woman was uninjured.

While the horse was being treated by a vet for injuries sustained police have confirmed that it unfortunately has died.

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Senior Constable Jen Cullinan said she was sorry to say that the horse didn’t recover from its injuries and has had to be put down.

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