Two people believed dead in light aircraft crash in Northern Ireland | UK News

Two people are believed to have died after a light aircraft crashed at an airport in Northern Ireland.

Emergency services rushed to Newtownards Airport in County Down on Tuesday evening following a 999 call.

Details about what happened are scarce but it is understood that two people lost their lives in the incident.

The scene has been closed off by police.

In a statement, the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said: “NIAS despatched two emergency crews, a doctor and an ambulance officer to the incident.

“No patients were taken from the scene.”