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Investigation into Carlisle-bound light aircraft crash

The aircraft was bound for Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been called in after two men died in a light aircraft crash off the coast of Argyll.

The plane, which took off from Oban, was expected to land at Carlisle Airport at around 1pm on Thursday.

The bodies of two men and some wreckage were found in the sea near Skipness.

Police Scotland have not named the men.

The bodies of two men and some wreckage from the aircraft were recovered in the sea near to Skipness, Argyll. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identities of the two men on board and post-mortem examinations will be carried out in due course.

– Police Scotland Spokesperson