PICTURES: Two rescued in Sussex plane crash

Emergency services at the scene of the aeroplane crash at Shoreham Airport. Picture: Jason Pierce
Emergency services at the scene of the aeroplane crash at Shoreham Airport. Picture: Jason Pierce
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Two people were rescued after a plane crashed at an airport in Sussex this morning.

According to West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, they were called at just before 11.10am with reports that a plane had crashed at Shoreham Airport.

Emergency services at the scene of the aeroplane crash at Shoreham Airport. Picture: Jason Pierce

Emergency services at the scene of the aeroplane crash at Shoreham Airport. Picture: Jason Pierce

They attended the scene along with the ambulance service and the airport’s fire service team.

A Shoreham Airport spokesperson said: “We can confirm that there was an incident this morning involving a Piper Cub light aircraft.

“The airport’s fire service team was dispatched immediately and recovered the passengers safely.

“We’re pleased to report that no-one was injured, and the aircraft is being recovered for investigation.”

It is unclear at this point whether the plane crashed while taking off or landing.

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