Light aircraft crashes in field in Blackwater

Light aircraft crashes in field in Blackwater

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Michael Krogh

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The plane’s wings appeared to have detached on impact

Two people have walked away unharmed after the plane they were travelling in crashed in a field in Hampshire.

Emergency services were called to the crash off Minley Road in Blackwater just before 17:30 BST on Sunday.

Police said the light aircraft was understood to have taken off from Blackbushe Airport when it ran into difficulties.

Photos of the aftermath show the four-seater Piper Warrior’s wings detached from the fuselage.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating.

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Michael Krogh

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The two occupants of the aircraft were unharmed