BREAKING: Horror as plane crashes in Yorkshire

Beverley Airfield plane crash: Two die after light aircraft comes down. A major search was launched last night after reports a plane came down. It had crashed just a mile short of the runway of Beverley Airfield in east Yorkshire. Humberside Police initially said that both people on board the aircraft were thought to be safe. But after searching the area following the incident at 7.30pm, police issued another statement. The force said later on: “Following an extensive search of the countryside close to Beverley Airfield near Leven a light aircraft has now been found. “The aircraft had crashed and sadly both the pilot and a passenger who were the occupants of the aircraft suffered fatal injuries in the collision. “The families have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. “We want to thank all emergency services, volunteers and local residents involved in the search, their assistance is very much appreciated.” A spokesman said a full investigation into the circumstances of the crash is under way. More to follow…