Three escape serious injury as aircraft overturns

Three people have escaped serious injury after a plane overturned on the Isle of Wight.

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Video: aftermath of Isle of Wight plane crash

Three people have escaped serious injury after a plane overturned on the Isle of Wight. The island's Fire and Rescue Service attended along with paramedics and ambulance crews. The accident happened as the aircraft was coming in to land.

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The aircraft had been coming in to land
Emergency services at the scene of the plane crash

Three people have escaped serious injury after a plane overturned on the Isle of Wight. The island's Fire and Rescue Service attended along with paramedics and ambulance crews. The accident happened as the aircraft was coming in to land.

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Three escape serious injury after plane overturns

Three people escaped serious injury

Three people have escaped serious injury after a plane overturned on the Isle of Wight.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service attended with a rescue tender, foam salvage tender and three appliances. Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are also on scene.

Emergency services were called to the airport at around 11:30.

It is thought the crash happened as the plane was landing.

Fire crews remain at the scene.

The Air Accident Investigation Board have been informed and the runway has been closed.

Aircraft in distress, reports radio station

Fire crews are heading to Bembridge Airport after reports of an aircraft in distress, reports Isle of Wight Radio.

Firefighters are on the way to the airport along with other emergency services.

An Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue spokesperson has told Isle of Wight Radio that there are reports of an aircraft in distress.

A listener has called in, saying that an aircraft is upside down on the runway.

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