Light aircraft crashes in field in Wiltshire

Brinslade Farm, Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Emergency services were called to the crash at Brinslade Farm south of Marlborough just before 18.30 BST on Thursday.

A light aircraft has crashed in a field in Wiltshire.

The plane came down at Brinslade Farm, south of Marlborough, just before 18.30 BST on Thursday.

It has not yet been confirmed whether there are any casualties. An investigation into the cause of the crash is under way.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service said it sent four appliances to the scene, where a field surrounding the plane had caught fire.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch, said: “We are aware of this incident at a site near Malborough in Wiltshire and an AAIB team is investigating.”

Light aircraft crashes in field in Wiltshire

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