Northern Ireland

Light aircraft crash in County Down

Light aircraft crash in Newtownards
Image caption The light aircraft near the runway in Newtownards

A light aircraft has crashed at the Ulster Flying Club in Newtownards in County Down.

A spokesperson for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said they received a call shortly after 17:00 BST on Thursday.

One man received treatment for minor leg injuries following the incident.

This was the second light aircraft crash in 24 hours. On Wednesday a small aircraft also crashed in Clonoe, County Tyrone.

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