Emergency services on scene after light aircraft crashes in East Sussex

4 August 2020, 12:25

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EJ Ward

By EJ Ward

A light aircraft's crashed in East Sussex. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to Herrings Lane in Heathfield just after 11 o'clock this morning.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said the aircraft was a “light plane” and that emergency services are continuing to respond to the incident.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said their firefighters attended and used foam extinguish the blaze.

Police and ambulance services are currently at the scene.

Information on any injuries is not yet available, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: "Emergency services are responding to a light plane that has crashed at Herring Lane, north of Heathfield.

"The aircraft was reported to have come down on open ground at 11.01am on Tuesday August 4.

"There are no further details at present."

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