Devon and Cornwall Police have been notified of an incident that has taken place today (Friday 4 March) on the grounds of Derriford Hospital.
It is believed that two members of the public were injured as a HM Coastguard helicopter was landing at the helipad at Derriford.
One person is being treated for their injuries and remains in hospital.
The second injured person, a local woman in her 80’s, has since died; their next of kin have been made aware.
An initial investigating is being conducted by Devon and Cornwall Police assisted by a number of partner agencies.