Two men have been taken to hospital after the light aircraft they were in crashed in County Londonderry.

It is believed the aircraft came down shortly after take-off at the Causeway Airfield near Coleraine on Saturday afternoon.

Credit: McAuley Multimedia

Both men were taken to the Causeway Hospital.

The extent of their injuries are not yet known.

Emergency services attended the scene of the crash at the airfield on the Curragh Road, Coleraine. Credit: McAuley Multimedia

The Ambulance Service confirmed they received a call at 14.35pm and two accident and emergency vehicles attended the scene.

There are no further details at this stage.