Light Aircraft Crashes In Chigwell

A light aircraft has crashed into a field in Chigwell.

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Emergency services were called to land off Gravel Lane at around 10.20am.

Four fire crews have attended, as well as Essex Police and ambulance crews.

Essex Police said: "The light aircraft came down shortly before 10.20am this morning (Saturday, October 3).

"It is not yet known how many people were on board or numbers of casualties, or where the plane was flying to or from."

The East of England Ambulance Service said: "The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust currently have an ambulance crew, rapid response vehicle, two ambulance officers, and Hazardous Area Response Team on scene following a report of a light aircraft crash.

"A response car from Herts Air Ambulance is also in attendance.

"The ambulance service was alerted just before 10.30am today to the incident in Gravel Lane, Chigwell."

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