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Cotswold Airport- Three injured in light aircraft crash at The Airport


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Taken to the hospital are two passengers and a pilot. Exactly, after a plane crash at Cotswold airport.

Emergency services attended the scene this morning. Hence, after the light aircraft overshot the runway. Furthermore, ended up in a ditch on the A429.

Closed in both directions was the road near Kemble. Especially, as emergency services responded to the incident and dealt with debris.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating the incident that happened at the Cotswold Airport.

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “Shortly after 10.30am today. We responded to reports of a light aircraft. An aircraft which appeared to have overshot the runway at Cotswold Airport, ending up in a ditch beside the A429.

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“There were no reported deaths or serious injuries. Hence, as a precaution. In an emergency. Taken to hospital in an emergency is a pilot and two passengers.

“The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed regards to the recent happenings at the Cotswold Airport. Therefore, The road is likely to be closed. Specifically, for a number of hours to allow the removal of fuel and debris.”

Multiple Dorset and Wiltshire Fire. Also, Rescue crews were also sent to the scene. But, those on board the aircraft had “self rescued” before their arrival.

A spokesperson for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said. “We were called to the A429, Kemble at around 10:30. It’s 10.41 am to be exact, this morning.

“Crews from Stratton, Cirencester and Tetbury attended the incident. Something, which involved a light aircraft which had overshot the runway – casualties had self-rescued prior to FRS arrival.

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“Scaled back is the current status of the incident. Thus, with just the one crew from Stratton remaining on scene. That is, for the arrival of Air Accident Investigation Branch for aircraft recovery.”

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