The Council of the Isles of Scilly have released a statement following the news a plane overshot the runway at St Mary's Airport.The airport was shut for a time when the plane carrying four people went through a hedge and ended up in a field, facing the sea. No-one was injured.
At 13:07 hours this afternoon a light twin engine aircraft made an approach to the grass Runway at St Mary’s Airport. The Aircraft subsequently ran off the end of the grass Runway into the field. There were 4 persons on board none of whom were injured. The Emergency services responded immediately to the scene in accordance with the Aerodrome Emergency Orders. There is no current disruption to services at the airport
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