Four escape after Greater Manchester plane's emergency landing

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Four people escaped from a light aircraft when it made an emergency landing after take off at an airport.

City Airport Salford said the plane made a precautionary landing in a field at Barton Moss shortly after 09:30 BST.

Greater Manchester Fire Service said all four people on board the plane managed to "self-rescue" from the craft.

The airport said one man suffered a minor injury and was taken to Salford Royal Hospital.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating.

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