Dorset

Three hurt in Weymouth light aircraft crash

crashed plane Image copyright Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service
Image caption The plane came down near a farm on Wyke Oliver Road, on the edge of the town

A light aircraft has crashed in the outskirts of Weymouth in Dorset.

Two adults and a child were on board the plane - all three have been taken to Dorset County Hospital but are not thought to be seriously injured.

Police said the plane came down near a farm in Wyke Oliver Road just after 12:30 BST.

Police, paramedics, the air ambulance and the fire service attended. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been informed.

Image copyright Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service
Image caption Police, paramedics, the air ambulance and the fire service attended the scene
Image copyright Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service
Image caption The plane's occupants, two adults and a child, were taken to hospital but are not thought to be seriously hurt

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