Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

Aircraft crash lands in Co Down

The light aircraft crash landed at a playing field in Newtownards on Thursday evening
The light aircraft crash landed at a playing field in Newtownards on Thursday evening

A light aircraft has crash landed at a playing field in Co Down.

The accident happened in Newtownards on Thursday evening.

It's understood both the pilot and passenger on board were not seriously injured.

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service confirmed they had attended the scene of the crash but said there were no life-threatening injuries.

He said two people on board had "walked" away from the plane.

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