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Two men from Cheshire die in light aircraft crash

The men are believed to be from Holmes Chapel and died in light aircraft crash Credit: ITV Wales

Two men from Cheshire have died in a microlight crash in mid Wales.

Emergency services were called after the small aircraft crashed into a field at Cwmbach, Builth Wells, Powys.

The men are from Holmes Chapel and have been named as Scott Penlington and Nick Jefferies.

A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to reports of a light aircraft collision in the Cwmbach area of Builth Wells.

"We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car, a crew in an emergency ambulance and an ambulance officer to the scene."

The independent Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating