Light aircraft crashes near York

The aircraft in the field. Photograph: Acomb Fire Station on Twitter
12 Jul 2020 @ 5.20 pm
| News

Emergency services were called to reports of an aircraft coming down near York this afternoon (Sunday).

Police and fire crews were called out after 3pm to a field in Dunnington.

Acomb Fire Station tweeted: “Crews from Acomb, Huntington and Tadcaster have attended a light aircraft crash.

“The pilot completed an emergency landing into a carrot field with no injuries.”

North Yorkshire Police said: “Officer have attended a report of aircraft in a field near Dunnington, York.

“The pilot safely landed the aircraft after an in air emergency. No one has been injured and the only casualties are some carrots.”