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Plane crash horror: Emergency team scrambled as aircraft plunges from sky– area closed off

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West Mercia Police are on the scene, near Leominster, with the airfield currently closed. Firefighters and paramedics are also in attendance.

A call was received by West Midlands Ambulance Service  at10.07am although there are not yet any reports of injuries.

West Mercia Police said: “A single engine, fixed wing light aircraft came down at 10.30am today at Shobdon Airfield, Leominster, Herefordshire.

“Emergency services, including police, air ambulance & fire and rescue are attending.

“The incident is contained and there is no danger to the wider public.”

A sign on the entrance to the airfield site said “due to unforeseen circumstances” the airfield was temporarily closed.

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