Plane crash lands in Ards hedge
Published Thursday, 25 July 2013
A light aircraft has come down in playing fields in Co Down, amid poor weather conditions across parts of Northern Ireland.
The plane pictured in Newtownards, Co Down. (© Presseye)
Police confirmed that the plane had to make an "emergency landing" on Thursday afternoon.
It ended up nose-first in a hedge at the playing fields in the Dairy Hall area.
According to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, there were two people on board - the pilot and one passenger. They are not thought to have sustained serious injuries.
A spokesperson on Twitter said that both "walked from the plane and are being assessed".
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