Felthorpe plane crash pilot escapes injury

Crashed plane in tree Ambulance staff were called to the scene but the pilot was not seriously hurt

A light aircraft has crashed into a tree and a fence near an airfield in Norfolk.

Police, ambulance and fire crews were called to Felthorpe, near Norwich, shortly after 13:00 BST.

The accident happened close to Felthorpe Flying Group's airfield.

An East of England Ambulance Trust spokesman said an ambulance officer and a rapid response vehicle attended, but the pilot was not seriously hurt and was not taken to hospital.

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