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Search plane emergency landing

All passengers on board the Channel Islands' air search plane are reportedly safe after a crash landing in Jersey this evening. The plane is understood to have been used on an emergency call searching for two people missing at sea.

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French Coastguard takes over search for missing men

A spokesman for Jersey Coastguard has confirmed the search for two men missing in a dinghy is being handed over to the better-resourced French Coastguard, with the search area growing to more than 100 square miles.

The pair were headed towards Les Ecrehous reef, situated about halfway between Jersey and France, when they were reported missing.

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