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Eye-witness describes how aircraft crash landed

An eye-witness has spoken how he saw an aircraft crash at a Gloucestershire airfield. Emergency services were called to Kemble Airfield just after 3pm this afternoon.

The pilot of this twin engine American light aircraft had a lucky escape this afternoon at Kemble airfield, Gloucestershire, when he skimmed the ground whilst practising display manoeuvres. The plane was burnt out, but the unindentified pilot was said not to be badly hurt after the fire was extuinguished by appliances stationed at the airfield.

– Eye-witness


BREAKING: Aircraft crash lands in Gloucestershire

A man has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a light aircraft crash landed at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire. Great Western Air Ambulance were called to the scene at around 3pm.

A light aircraft did appear to have crash-landed, and had suffered subsequent fire damage. The male pilot, aged 48, was still conscious at the time of the helicopter’s arrival.

GWAAC medical staff anaesthetised the patient ahead of transport to Frenchay Hospital in the Wiltshire Air Ambulance aircraft.

– Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Alcohol could be responsible for thousands of hospital admissions

Almost a thousand adults in Bristol took part in the study. Credit: Katie Collins/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A study held at Bristol Royal Infirmary has found alcohol may be involved in up to 640 thousand hospital admissions in England and Wales a year. Almost a thousand adults in Bristol took part in the study.

Around 1 in 5 patients said they had drunk up to 50 units of alcohol before coming in to the emergency department.


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