Helicopter and aircraft have collided mid-air above Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire


The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has confirmed a collision between an helicopter and an aircraft near Upper Winchendon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The AAIB is sending a team to investigate. Both aircraft came from Wycombe Air Park.

Firefighters are currently assisting other emergency services at the scene, Thames Valley Air Ambulance is also present.

The RAF Halton, one of the largest Royal Air Force stations has said that no military aircraft are involved.

South Central Ambulance Service has confirmed “there have a been a number of casualties at the scene”, wreckage from both aircraft reportedly landed at Upper Winchendon. Reports that both aircraft landed on the grounds of the Rothschild family Waddesdon Manor house in Buckinghamshire are wrong.

From twitter: a Cessna 152 registered G-WACG and a Guimbal G2 Cabri (G-JAMM) seem to be involved in the accident. 2 occupants on each aircraft have sadly passed away.

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