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Light Aircraft Crashes As It Approaches Belfast International Airport

By Darragh Berry

April 19, 2018 at 1:16pm


It is being reported that a light aircraft has crashed near Belfast International Airport. 

Paramedics and three ambulance plus two officers and an air ambulance have been sent to the scene. 

It is reported to have taken place at Nutts Corner just before 12:30pm and has been described as an ongoing incident with "no further information available at this time. 

In a statement on Social Media, the PSNI stated that: 

"Police and other emergency services are currently in attendance at the scene of a light aircraft crash in the vicinity of Nutts Corner, Crumlin.

"There are no further details at this stage.

UTV reporter, Judith Hill, said that the light aircraft allegedly burst into flames when it came down near Nutts Corner. 


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