Friday 23 March 2018

Five people seriously hurt in helicopter crash

Five people have been seriously hurt in a helicopter crash at an aerodrome, police said.

Humberside Police were called to the scene at Breighton airport near Selby at 6.07pm.

A force spokesman said the injuries are serious but are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two people were taken by air ambulance to Hull Royal Infirmary and Leeds General Hospital, while three others were driven to hospital.

The force spokesman said: "Numerous emergency services were in attendance.

"The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) will be leading the investigation to establish what caused the crash."

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