Light aircraft crashes at Newtownards Airport

Man taken to hospital following incident at airfield in Co Down on Tuesday

A man has been taken to hospital after a light aircraft crashed at Newtownards Airport. File photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

A man has been taken to hospital after a light aircraft crashed at Newtownards Airport. File photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

 

A man has been taken to hospital after a light aircraft crashed at Newtownards Airport in Co Down on Tuesday.

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said four appliances were called to the scene shortly after noon on Tuesday and the incident was dealt with within about 30 minutes.

The PSNI said one man was taken to hospital “for treatment for his injuries which are not believed to be serious at this time”.