Microlight crashes on island

A Microlight has crashed on the Isle of Wight.

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Two survive microlight crash

The stricken microlight on the Isle of Wight Credit: Dave Russell

Two people have survived after their microlight crashed on the Isle of Wight.

The aircraft came down at Tapnell Farm on Newport Road near Freshwater.

The pilot - a man in his 40s - suffered an ankle injury and the passenger - a woman in her 20s - suffered shock.

Both were taken to St Mary's Hospital.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.

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