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Police have said they are in the process of locating and informing the next of kin after a light aircraft crashed into a field in Essex.
Emergency services learned of the incident just before 3pm, a spokesperson said, adding:
Firefighters from nearby Chelmsford, Colchester and Maldon are understood to have responded to the crash.
Two people are feared dead after a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area between Writtle and Ongar in Essex, police have said.
The light aircraft crash in which two people are feared to have died occurred in a field in a rural area between two villages a few miles outside Chelmsford in Essex.
Air accident investigators have been sent to probe this afternoon's light aircraft crash in a rural field in Essex, which is understood to have claimed the lives of the two people on board.
A spokesman for the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) confirmed a team had been dispatched to the crash site.
The light aircraft that crash landed in a field in Essex was "completely alight" when firefighters arrived at the scene near Cooksmill Green, Essex Fire and Rescue Service have said.
Two people are feared dead after a light aircraft crashed next to the A414 in Essex.
The plane burst into flames after coming down in a field at Cooksmill Green. Firefighters from nearby Chelmsford, Colchester and Maldon put out the fire.
Emergency services are at the scene of a light aircraft crash next to the A414 in Essex.
The plane has come down in a field at Cooksmill Green. Firefighters from nearby Chelmsford, Colchester and Maldon are attending.
It's not clear yet if anyone's been hurt.
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