Sunday, November 26, 2017

Cirrus SR22T, N844MS: Accident occurred November 25, 2017 near Sherburn-in-Elmet Airfield, North Yorkshire, England

Cirrus Oxford Inc Trustee:

Two men have been taken to hospital after a Cirrus SR22T plane crashed into a field.

Emergency services were called to the incident near Hambleton, in the Selby area of North Yorkshire, shortly after 11.50am Saturday morning. 

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "It is believed the aircraft crashed into a field near the end of the runway.

"Two men, the only occupants, had to be recovered by firefighters and paramedics." 

 The spokesman said the more seriously injured man was flown to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance.

The other male was taken to the same hospital by conventional ambulance, he said.

Both are thought to have suffered back and pelvic injuries.

The spokesman said: "The aircraft has been made safe and security measures have been put in place at the crash scene.

"Officials from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch are carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision."

A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the occupants of the plane had managed to get themselves free of the vehicle before help arrived.

The spokeswoman said crews cleared up spillage of around 200 litres of aviation fuel from the crash site. 

Original article  ➤

No comments: