Small plane comes down in fields near Enstone

31/07/2020

Emergency services called to light aircraft in field after engine failure

Crews from four fire stations were called to reports of a light aircraft crash on Tuesday afternoon.

Early reports said that the small plane had come down in fields near to Enstone airfield.   Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue crews were sent from Banbury, Kidlington, Hook Norton and Wheatley Fire Stations.

Initially the plane was difficult to locate but a local farmer assisted the emergency services.   He took crews to the crash site in his 4×4 vehicle.

On arriving at the scene both the pilot and passenger were out of the plane and unhurt.

The plane had suffered engine failure but managed to make a safe emergency landing.


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