Teesside Airport closed after runway horror – passengers and pilot taken to hospital

Manchester: Emergency services attend scene of incident

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Three people, a pilot and two passengers, have been taken to hospital.

An investigation into what took place has been launched.

A Teesside Airport spokesman said: “We can confirm an incident occurred today involving a light aircraft at 09:39.

“A pilot and two passengers were onboard and have been taken to hospital.

“Our runway will remain closed until further notice while a thorough investigation is carried out.

“We would like to thank the emergency services, on site staff for their quick response.”

Durham police confirmed they at the site following the incident.

They said: “Officers are currently on scene at Teesside International Airport following an incident involving a light aircraft.

“The runway is currently closed while an investigation is carried out.”

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