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Two injured as plane hits houses in Salford

A plane has crashed into two houses in Greater Manchester, police have said.

Officers were called to Newlands Avenue, Peel Green, Salford, at about 12:20 BST following reports a plane had collided with several properties.

When they arrived at the houses, near Barton Aerodrome in Irlam, they discovered a light aircraft had come down and hit two properties.

A North West Air Ambulance spokesman said two men in the plane had been seriously injured.

Local resident Paul York described the immediate aftermath of the crash.

  • 29 Jul 2011
  • From the section England