Rescue services visited the scene and locked the area. Paramedics and firefighters ran to the Royal Birkdale Golf Course after a small plane crashed and triggered an inferno. Policemen of the Merseyside Police closed the coastal road including Shore Road and Weld Road. They stay on site.
At the time of writing, the person who has lost her life does not yet have to be formally identified.
The Force said on Twitter: "We can confirm that we are on the Royal Birkdale Golf Course on Thursday night, April 11, after a microlight crash, and unfortunately one person was declared dead at the scene.
"We still investigate the facts and the identity of the person."
In the early evening, the police said, "We can confirm that we are dealing with an incident in Birkdale today, Thursday, April 11.
"At around 7:00 pm this evening, emergency services were called to the Royal Birkdale Golf Course after a plane crashed with an ultralight aircraft.
"Merseyside Fire and Rescue is the place where the fire is differentiated, which was caused when the plane hit the ground. Ambulance crew is also present.
"There are roadblocks along the coast road, including Shore Road and Weld Road, and we advise drivers to avoid the area."
The incident occurred at 19 o'clock and the condition of the pilot is not yet known.
Meseyside Fire and Rescue said on Twitter, "Our crews are currently involved in a Southport incident with fellow police and the North West Ambulance Service."
The Royal Birkdale Golf Course is famous for hosting 10 open championships.