Light aircraft crash

23 02 15 Light Aircraft crash

Monday 23rd February 2015 – 1.45pm – Suzie Wheaton.

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm it was called to reports of a light aircraft crash in Shotteswell, Banbury at approximately 11.50am this morning.

An ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene. A rapid response vehicle from South Central Ambulance Service and the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a small aircraft that had crashed into a field.

“The aircraft had been carrying two occupants at the time of the incident. One man believed to be in his 70’s was treated for a suspected fractured leg. He was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene before being airlifted to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for further assessment and treatment.

“A second man, believed to be in his late 60’s, had sustained minor injuries. He was assessed and discharged at the scene.”

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We have no further details on this incident.

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