A helicopter and a plane have crashed into each other over Buckinghamshire.
Government accident investigators confirmed the collision, which took place at 12:06 p.m. on Friday near the village of Waddesdon.
The police and official air accident investigators were also attending.
Firefighters currently assisting other emergency services at scene of air accident near Waddesdon. Air Accidents Investigation Branch informed. Disruption to road network around Waddesdon likely for the rest of the day
— Bucks and MK Fire (@Bucksfire) November 17, 2017
A press release from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said: “The AAIB is sending a team to investigate a mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.”
A statement by Thames Valley Police said: “Thames Valley Police is currently at the scene of an air accident near the village of Waddesdon near Aylesbury. The force is coordinating the response to the incident which was reported at 12.06pm today (17/11).”
Hayley O’Keefe, a reporter for the Bucks Herald local newspaper, posted photographs from close to the scene of the crash:
A plane has come down at Waddesdon Hill – currently at scene. More to come as we have it pic.twitter.com/ZLl51n6JnP
— Hayley O’Keeffe (@misshoknews) November 17, 2017
It is not yet clear how many people were aboard either aircraft, or what their condition is.
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