Cardigan plane crash: Two hurt as microlight hits trees

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Media captionPolice cordoned off the scene at Rhos-hill after the crash

Two people have been injured after a light aircraft struck trees and crashed just south of Cardigan.

Mid and West Wales fire service said the two-seater microlight came down at Rhos-hill around 11:10 BST on Sunday.

The man and woman on board were given first aid at the scene after complaining of back pains.

One was flown by air ambulance to Morriston Hospital, Swansea, while the other went by road to Glan Gwili Hospital, Carmarthen.

Neither is thought to be seriously hurt, according to the Wales Ambulance Service.

Three fire crews from Cardigan, Crymych and Newcastle Emlyn were called to the scene to make sure it was safe although the aircraft did not catch fire.

The scene has now been cordoned off and is in the hands of Dyfed-Powys Police.

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