Light aircraft cartwheeled down runway in strong winds

Cessna 172, is flipped over by the strong winds at Acton near Sudbury in Suffolk Credit: ITV News Anglia

Strong winds over the weekend left a trail of destruction across the east as damage was caused to property and homes.

At Acton near Sudbury in Suffolk this Cessna 172 was ripped from the ropes and weights holding it down.

The owners, Peter and Elaine Miller said. "The aircraft cartwheeled across the private landing strip before turning upside down."

Strong winds damage light aircraft Credit: ITV News Anglia

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Storms across the east

A trail of destruction has been left across parts of the region after storms over the weekend caused disruption to train services and roads. The high winds also caused damage to houses and property.