Pilot rushed to hospital after aircraft lands upside down
A light plane has crash landed at a Melbourne airport with dozens of crews required to free the pilot trapped inside.
Emergency services were called to Moorabbin airport just before 10am this morning following reports that a plane had crash landed.
"One male had to be pulled from the aircraft and has been transported to hospital with serious injuries," police said in a statement.
Ambulance Victoria confirmed they had treated a man in his 20s for head and lower body injuries at the scene before rushing him to the Alfred Hospital in a serious condition.
The small aircraft - a Foxbat, is a two-seat, high-wing, tricycle landing gear ultralight - could be seen upside down surrounded by dozens of emergency service crew members.
The aircraft is registered to Soar Aviaition and is believed to have been on a training flight when it went down.
In an earlier statement, an Ambulance Victoria spokesperson confirmed that "one person was trapped inside."
A team of 24 firefighters from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade sprayed the aircraft with foam hose lines as a precaution while MFB Rescue Operators worked to free the pilot.
Soar Aviation refused to comment when contacted by 9News.