A ‘wingwalkers’ plane has crash-landed into the sea during an air festival in Bournemouth.
The aircraft, which had a pilot inside and a person on top of it, was part of the AeroSuperBatics Wingwalkers performing at the Bournemouth Air Festival in Dorset.
Emergency services rushed to the scene after the plane entered the water near the Chain Ferry slipway at Sandbanks, Poole.
Both of the people on board are ‘safe and sound’ and in the care of the emergency services, the festival organisers have confirmed.
Police have set up a cordon around the crash site and flying has been suspended ‘until further notice’ following the 3.45pm incident.
Bournemouth Air Festival tweeted: ‘There has been an incident involving one of the displays away from the display area.
‘The crew are safe and sound and are being looked after by the emergency services.
‘As a result flying has been suspended until further notice. We will update you early this evening.’
This is a breaking news story, more to follow soon… Check back shortly for further updates.
Got a story? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at [email protected] Or you can submit your videos and pictures here.
For more stories like this, check our news page.
Follow Metro.co.uk on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news updates. You can now also get Metro.co.uk articles sent straight to your device. Sign up for our daily push alerts here.
Source: Read Full Article