Kent

Pilot crash-lands in field behind Cobham school

Cobham Hall Image copyright Google
Image caption The light aircraft came down in trees behind the private school

A light aircraft pilot has suffered minor injuries during a crash-landing in a field behind a private school.

The small-propeller plane came down in trees close to Cobham Hall, in Cobham, near Gravesend in Kent.

The pilot, who is in his 70s, suffered injuries to his hand, and received initial treatment at the scene from firefighters.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said crews isolated the power of the plane and checked for any fuel leaks.

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