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Light aircraft crash on Isle of Wight

Press Release   •   Jul 12, 2018 19:25 BST

Officers are currently at the scene of a light aircraft crash on the Isle of Wight.

Police were called to the incident, which happened just outside Bembridge Airport, at 3.50pm this afternoon (Thursday 12 July).

The pilot and passenger, a man and a woman, have sustained serious injuries and have been taken to Southampton General Hospital by Air Ambulance.

Inspector Adam Henderson-Parish, said: "This afternoon we have worked closely with our colleagues from the fire and ambulance services. We remain at the scene and are liaising with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch."