Two people have been rescued after an aircraft crashed into the water in Southampton.
The coastguard said the pair were found by a nearby vessel during the incident at Calshot Spit.
They had been onboard the aircraft, the coastguard said.
Small plane just crashed into the sea at Calshot. Believe all out ok. Air Ambulance just arrived. pic.twitter.com/gz2qiLafSr— Mark Godden (@MarkGodden) May 31, 2020
In a statement on Sunday it said: “At 2.43pm this afternoon, HM Coastguard received numerous reports that a light aircraft had ditched into the water off Calshot Spit on the Solent.
“Two people were onboard the aircraft. Both people were able to climb out of the aircraft after it came down and were then rescued by a nearby vessel.
“Hamble independent lifeboat escorted both casualties to Hamble Lifeboat Station. Neither person required medical assistance and both were declared well by the South Central Ambulance Service.”
HM Coastguard is dealing with an ongoing incident at Calshot Spit, where we are aware that an aircraft went down into the water.— HM Coastguard (@HMCoastguard) May 31, 2020
Two people were onboard the aircraft and both people have been rescued. They were located by a nearby vessel.#999Coastguard
South Central Ambulance Service said in a statement: “Multiple resources were dispatched by our ambulance control room including ambulance crews, ambulance officers, our Hazardous Area Response Team and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.
“Our teams were at the scene working alongside colleagues from partner agencies. Two patients were assessed by ambulance staff but did not go to hospital.”