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Pilot trapped as light aircraft crashes into tree at Croft farm


EMERGENCY services attended at the scene of a light aircraft crash at Kenyon Hall Farm, Croft, Warrington, shortly after 6pm this evening.

Two fire engines attended – One from Northwich and one from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service , after the light aircraft crashed into a tree.

On arrival crews found that the plane had landed in a tree and the pilot was trapped in the aircraft.

Crews asisted by officers from Warrington Police Station Task Force worked to release the pilot and he has since been passed to the care of North West Ambulance Service; he is believed to have suffered only minor injuries and to be in a stable condition at Warrington District General Hospital.

The Civil Aviation Authority is being informed.

Pictures courtesy Warrington Police


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