Hundreds of thousands are expected at the 24th Sunderland International Airshow this weekend. The event, on Roker and Seaburn seafront, will feature displays by military and civilian aircraft, including wing-walkers, classic spitfires and a display by the famous Red Arrows.
This weekends show is the largest free event of its kind in Europe. It's expected to be very busy so the advice is the get there early.
A light aircraft has crashed into a field in Northumberland. The pilot managed to escape before the plane crashed and set on fire. No one was seriously injured. It happened at around 1pm this afternoon beside the runway of Eshott Air Field near Felton. Police are now investigating.
A light aircraft has crashed near the runway in Eshott Airfield in Bockenfield. Police were are at the scene. No-one was seriously injured.