Casualties Reported After Mid-Air Collison Between Helicopter and Aircraft Near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire


According to South Central Ambulance Service, there have been some casualties that were reported after a mid-air collision occurred involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire.

At this moment, the service stated that it was all it could disclose.

Emergency services said that they were contacted shortly after midday to the site after a collision was reported in Upper Winchendon, near Aylesbury.

Thames Valley Police who were attending the scene near Waddesdon said that there were two people in each of the aircraft when the two collided at about midday on Friday.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch had said that it was “sending a team to investigate a mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.”

Supt Rebecca Mears said: “We did a joint response with the fire service, ambulance and now the Air Accident Branch is working with us for a joint investigation while we establish the cause of the crash.”

The small plane that was involved in the crash was a Cessna 152, which has the capacity for one passenger and one pilot.

On Twitter, Waddesdon Manor said that the said accident “did not happen at the manor, nor have there been any casualties at Waddesdon Manor,” following some initial reports that said that the collision had occurred near the country house.

Both aircrafts came from Wycombe Air Park, which is also known as Booker Airfield, near High Wycombe.

According to Thames Valley Police, there had been some road closures following the incident, which have now been lifted.