One person is dead after a plane crash in the city of Peterborough.

Peterborough Police say they responded to plane crashed into the road on Landsdowne Street near High Street, just after 1:00am this morning.

There was only one person in the aircraft, who was pronounced dead on scene.

Their identity has not yet been confirmed.

Police continue to investigate, and the incident is believed to be a crime.

Detours around the crash scene are in place.