Five people have been killed in the mid-air collision above Warickshire
At least 5 people are thought to have died in a mid-air collision above Warickshire, near Coventry. It is not yet known how the planes came to collide minutes away from landing at 11.40 this morning.
A joint investigation is underway by Warickshire Fire & Rescue service and Air Accident Investigations, who are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information about the circumstances of the collision.
The aircrafts involved in the collision are thought to be a MicroLite Aircraft which landed more than a mile away from the other plane, a Cessna. The main area where the Cessna Aircraft has landed is in a wooded area and services are struggling to reach the crash site.
The planes are understood to have been in contact with Air Traffic Control.
Next of kin have been informed.
Reconnaissance Ventures, a Cessna Aircraft company have released a statement confirming that 4 staff have been killed while on a routine aerial survey trip. They had been given permission to land minutes before the crash occurred.
An ambulance takes an injured man to hospital while police and sniffer dogs continue to search the area
Armed police were called in after an incident at a newsagents in Glasgow’s South Side. Early reports are that an armed robbery resulted in a shopkeeper being shot with an air rifle. The area was cordoned off and armed police with sniffer dogs patrolled the area while a police helicopter searched from the sky. The incident is reported to have happened between 3.30 pm and 4pm. The two gunmen, aged between 18-25, opened fire in the shop and made off with a three figure sum after injuring the 58 year old shop owner who was later released from hospital following treatment. Police are appealing to anyone in the Parkneuk Road area of Mansewood, Glasgow who saw anything suspicious to get in touch.
Armed police used sniffer dogs while a police helicopter searched from the sky
(all content and pictures owned by Alanna O’Donnell, contact for permission to use images)