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Aircraft crash latest: Pilot 'rescued'

The scene of the crash Credit: Google Maps

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services has confirmed that the pilot of the small aircraft that crashed at 1pm at Barton Aerodrome in Salford has been 'rescued' and has gone to hospital with severe leg and head injuries.

A spokesperson said:

We've finished at the scene of the air crash in Eccles - a man was rescued from a Taylor Monoplane suffering severe leg and head injuries.

– Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services

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Barton plane crash latest: Pilot taken to hospital

Barton Aerodrome Credit: Google Maps

The pilot who was said to have suffered 'major trauma' after crashing the small aircraft into a wooded area at Barton Aerodrome is believed to have been taken to hospital.

Light aircraft crash: Pilot suffered 'major trauma'

Barton Aerodrome Credit: Google Maps

North West Ambulance Service has confirmed that they are at the scene where a small aircraft has crashed at Barton Aerodrome in Salford. A spokesperson confirmed they are dealing with a person who has suffered a 'major trauma'.

A light aircraft crashed at Barton Aerodrome in Eccles, Salford. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services said that they received a call at 12:58pm that a small plane crashed into some trees on the East side of the airport.

North West Ambulance are also at the scene and the fire service are currently cutting the pilot out of the aircraft.

More to follow.

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