Light Aircraft Crash, Nutts Corner, Crumlin

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Police can confirm that two people have died following a light aircraft crash near Nutts Corner, Crumlin on Thursday, 19 April.

Superintendent Emma Bond said; “Emergency services received a report of a crash shortly after 12.30pm on Thursday afternoon. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) are examining the scene as part of its investigation to determine the cause of the crash.

“Cordons have been placed in the area surrounding the aircraft to maintain the integrity of the scene as the investigation continues. I would ask that the cordons are respected by all and directions from officers at the scene are heeded.

“We are not in a position to confirm the identity of the deceased at this time and we expect the scene to be held for some time as enquiries are carried out”