Pair walk from plane crash with no serious injuries

TWO people escaped serious injury after a small plane crash landed on playing fields in Co Down last night.

The plane crashed on Dairy Hall playing fields, near Ards Airfield in Newtownards at about 5pm.

A police spokesman said: "The passenger and the pilot appear to be fine and there are no serious injuries".

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said the two people on board walked from the plane.

? LUCKY: The pilot and and passenger of a light aircraft escaped without serious injury from a crash in Dairy Hall playing fields in Newtownards, Co Down yesterday


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