Wales coastal search stood down

The air and search operation launched after a suspected plane crash near Fishguard has been "stood down." Milford Haven coastguard told ITV News they "don't believe there's anything in the area."

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Possible plane crash on south-west coast of Wales

Trefin, from where reports of a possible military jet crash have come, is on the south-west coast of Wales in Pembrokeshire.

Trefin is on the south-west coast of Wales
Trefin is on the south-west coast of Wales Credit: Google Maps

The nearest towns to Trefin are Fishguard and Milford Haven, and there is an RNLI lifeboat station just down the coast at St David's.

Trefin is marked in red
Trefin is marked in red Credit: Google Maps
Wales

Search underway amid reports of plane crash

A major air and sea search operation is underway near Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, amid reports that a plane may have crashed.

Residents in Trefin reported two fast jets flying low overhead just after 7pm. There were also reports of a loud blast moments later.

A rescue helicopter from RAF Chivenor in addition to two all-weather RNLI lifeboats have been called by Milford Haven coastguards.

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