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Two dead in plane crash

Two people have died after a light aircraft registered at Perranporth in Cornwall crashed into the sea off the coast of Jersey.

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Search for survivors of plane crash

Perranporth registered plane crashed off Jersey Credit: ITV Channel

A private plane which is registered at Perranporth has ditched into the sea at St Ouen’s Bay in Jersey and it’s believed two people are on board and still missing.

All emergency services are on the scene around five miles out to sea.

Both Jersey’s lifeboats, the French Navy, Royal Navy warship - a HMS Northumberland, Island Air Search, Jersey Fire and Rescue, Jersey Ambulance and various commercial vessels are there.

Emergency services stand by for news of plane crash Credit: ITV Channel

Emergency services say there’s limited visibility and it's hard to get to but they have found a blue bag with two UK five-pence pieces.

The Manche Iles Express passenger ferry Marin Marie with more than 200 passengers on board was diverted while en route to Sark.

It's now on its way to Sark.

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