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Major search after suspected plane crash 'stood down'

A major air and sea search operation near Fishguard, Pembrokeshire has been 'stood down'. The search was launched amid reports that a plane may have crashed. Residents in Trefin reported two fast jets flying low overhead just after 7pm.

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Police initially received calls from 'concerned public'

The emergency services received reports from concerned members of the public at approximately 7.10pm last night that a low flying aircraft may have been in trouble over Trefin in Pembrokeshire. A search of the area was undertaken by local Inshore Lifeboats and Search & Rescue helicopter. Enquires made revealed that a military training exercise had been conducted in the area at the time and all was in order. The search was then stood down.

– Dyfed Powys Police

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