June 13, 2018 1.41 pm This story is over 39 months old

Light aircraft crashes near Skegness

Two people were on the flight

A light aircraft has crashed into a hedge near a Skegness runway.

Two people escaped the plane without serious injury, emergency services said.

Police were called to the landing strip at Skegness Water Leisure Park, between Skegness and Ingoldmells, at 12.48pm on Wednesday, June 13.

Police said: “The aircraft is believed to have crashed into a hedge. Two people who were in the plane have now got out. Neither is thought to be seriously injured.

“A cordon has been put up around the scene.”

The incident will be investigated by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB).

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