Two in hospital after plane crash

Published Wednesday, 25 December 2013
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Two people have been taken to hospital after a small plane crash-landed near Tandragee, Co Armagh on Christmas Day.

Two in hospital after plane crash
Emergency services attended the scene (© UTV)

The light aircraft they were travelling in came down on the airstrip at Mullahead Road at around 4pm on Wednesday.

Police and emergency services attended the scene.

A PSNI spokesman said the pilot and passenger of the plane were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

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10 Comments
Poppy in Portadown wrote (107 days ago):
Accidents do happen. I hope the two guys in the plane make a full recovery. They are in my thoughts and prayers. Rather than negative comments being made everyone should pull together in this world.
Tim in Dublin wrote (109 days ago):
Cannot believe the comments below. Some people only think of themselves rather than the lives of others. My friend works with the pilot at Jet2 and she is so upset by this. Hope him and his brother are ok.
disgraceful in belfast wrote (109 days ago):
the above family need to wise up. These folk did not crash in purpose. take your issues up with local council and airfield owners not these poor folk who are now injured. You've made an absolute idiot of yourselves!!
Dude in Ards wrote (109 days ago):
To be fair... If the mcintyres had voiced concerns about low flying planes over their property, obviously they werent heeded! I dont think its fair to cristicise them, a plane crash on your property is a pretty wild event!. Of course they should be concerned for those involved thank jah they are ok.. but this is UTV maybe they should have a chat with a solicitor and the owners of the airstrip rather than venting on here lol
Poppy in County Armagh wrote (110 days ago):
Life is about living and everyone getting along. There is too much sickness in this world for people to be making silly comments. Thank The Lord the two people involved in this accident yes accident are still alive. Compassion should be shown by everyone. The comment that Patricia McIntyre has made is absolutely terrible. Such bitterness. How a human being could be like that. I really do not know. Well never mind silly comments. I hope the pilot and passenger Make a speedy recovery. They will be in my prayers.
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