Three men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with a light aircraft crash this summer.
The pilot died when a small plane came down in a field near to Bagby Airfield in the Thirsk area on Thursday, 6 July.
He was in his 20s.
Three men, aged 37, 55 and 68, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter yesterday (Tuesday).
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The men were interviewed and have since been released under investigation.
“The investigation is led by North Yorkshire Police with support from the Civil Aviation Authority.”
All the emergency services went to the crash, which happened at about 7.45pm. No one else was on board the aircraft, a Piper PA-23.
A full investigation was launched by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.