According to the police and the fire department, before 1:00 pm on the 28th, the fire department was notified that a small plane had crashed into the “Ubuyama Off-field Airfield” in Ubuyama Village, Kumamoto Prefecture, and a fire had started.
Firefighters put out the fire before 2:00 p.m., but the fuselage was mostly burned.
A man in his 50s was on board the small plane and had both legs injured, but was conscious and able to talk when he was taken to the hospital.
According to police, the man is believed to have been training to fly a small plane.
Police are investigating the circumstances and cause of the crash.
Check the parts of the main wing of a small aircraft at the airfield
At the airfield at the site, you can see rectangular parts that seem to be the main wings of small aircraft and things like the skeleton of the fuselage.
Fire engines have arrived at the scene, and you can see that the fire department is checking the situation.