Lucky escape as light aircraft crashes near Weymouth

A light aircraft has crashed near to a farm in Wyke Oliver Road, Weymouth.

Emergency services including Dorset Police, paramedics, the air ambulance and the fire service were called to the scene at 12.30pm today, Friday 5 August.

The farmer, Brian Barnes, saw it happen.

Paramedics got as close as they could to the crashed plane Credit: ITV News

Three people - two adults and one child - are all out of the aircraft.

They have been taken to Dorset County Hospital for a precautionary check-up.

The air ambulance was called to the farm with other emergency crews Credit: ITV News

It has now been established that no one sustained serious injuries.

A cordon has been put in place and an investigation is underway. The Air Accidents Investigations Branch has been informed.

The wreckage of the plane - those on board had a lucky escape Credit: ITV News