Shortly before 2pm today Cheshire Police received reports of a plane having crashed in a wooded area near to the Car Fest event at Oulton Park in Cheshire.
The plane was performing at the event at the time of the incident.
Emergency services are currently at the scene and road closures are in place in the area.
Sadly, the pilot of the plane has died at the scene.
There are no reports of any other injuries.
Officers are currently liaising with all those involved to try and establish the circumstances of what has happened.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 539 of 1 August.