The family of the man have been informed.
Police say the man of the aircraft suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene
Also the annual TT motorbike racing festival was due to start this weekend but was delayed by the winds.
Insp Derek Flint said: “He has now been taken from the scene, which will now be preserved for the arrival of the inspectors from the Air Accidents Investigations Branch who should arrive later this evening.
|Mountain Road has been closed between Ramsey and Creg Ny Baa until further notice while the cause of the crash is being investigated by police|