Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Two hurt in Isle of Wight microlight aircraft crash

Wreckage of aircraft at crash scene
Image caption The man and woman on board managed to escape from the wreckage

Two people were taken to hospital when a microlight aircraft crashed into a field on the Isle of Wight.

Emergency services were called on Saturday evening after the plane came down in Tapnell field in Freshwater.

The man and woman on board managed to escape from the wreckage and were treated at the scene.

They were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The incident is being investigated by the Air Accident Investigation Branch.

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