Light plane crashes in South Australia

A pilot has been seriously injured in a light plane crash in South Australia which brought down power lines and caused outages in the area.

Emergency services were called to Renmark North about 6:15pm on Saturday following reports of the crash.

The pilot, a 49-year-old man from Port Willunga, sustained serious injuries but is in a stable condition.

He was taken to Berri Hospital before he was airlifted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Recreation Aviation Australia will investigate the incident.