Friday 21 July 2017

Microlight pilot makes emergency landing after engine failure

File picture of a microlight aircraft
File picture of a microlight aircraft

A microlight aircraft has made an emergency landing in Co Down after an engine failure.

The pilot was able to land safely in a field near the Moate Road between Comber and Newtownards.

Police have said both people on board are safe and well.

PSNI Ards said: "Some of you may have noticed emergency services activity along Comber to Ards carriageway.

"We will be on scene for a while yet pending arrival of relevant air investigation team."

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