Stoke & Staffordshire

Aircraft lands upside down in Staffordshire field

Aircraft in field - Midlands Air Ambulance
Image caption The two men on board managed to summon help at a nearby farmhouse

An aircraft landed upside down in a Staffordshire field, but the two people on board walked from the wreckage.

The plane came down near Yeatsall Lane in Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, at 17:55 BST on Wednesday.

The men managed to free themselves and walked to a farmhouse for help, then went back to the crash scene to wait for emergency crews.

An air ambulance flew the pair to hospital for treatment.

Their injuries are not life threatening.

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