Light plane crashes near Goodwood Airport with fears more than one person injured

A LIGHT plane has crashed at Goodwood Airport in West Sussex – with fears that more than one person could have been injured.

The plane came down near the airfield just after 4.30pm this afternoon.

A spokesman for the fire and rescue service said more than one person is feared injured.

The airfield lies 1.5 nautical miles northeast of Chichester in West Sussex.

Pictures show an air ambulance landing at the scene, with multiple ambulances in attendance.

Roads are currently closed in both directions near the site of the crash.

West Sussex Highways tweeted: "NEW ROAD, WESTHAMPNETT closed following police request.

"Air crash near to Goodwood airfield, reason for road closures."

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "We are currently assisting fire and ambulance services after a light aircraft crashed just north of Goodwood Airfield this afternoon.

"The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and we have no further information at present."

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