Light aircraft crashes near busy road injuring pilotAugust 26, 2023
Light aircraft crashes near busy road injuring pilot as emergency services race to the scene
- Plane smashed into a field close to the A44 near Enstone, West Oxfordshire
A light aircraft has crashed near a busy road injuring the pilot – as emergency services race to the scene.
The plane smashed into a field close to the A44 near Enstone, West Oxfordshire at 3.05pm this afternoon.
The pilot of the aircraft has been left injured after the crash, although the nature of his injuries or current condition are not yet known.
Chief Inspector James Sullivan Deputy LPA Commander for Cherwell and West Oxfordshire, said: ‘We are on scene following this incident, there is one casualty, who is the pilot of the aircraft.
‘We would ask members of the public to please avoid the area to assist in the emergency response and allow the investigation to take place.
The plane smashed into a field close to the A44 near Enstone, West Oxfordshire at 3.05pm this afternoon
‘A road closure is in place on the B4022, just off the A44.’
Thames Valley Police attended the scene of the crash, alongside South Central Ambulance and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
An Air Accidents Investigation Branch spokesperson said: ‘We have been made aware of an incident in Enstone, and deployed a team which will shortly begin its investigation.’
This is a breaking story and will be updated.
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