Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Light aircraft in New Forest emergency landing

Aircraft after forced landing in New Forest Image copyright HFRS
Image caption Crews from four stations were called after the plane came down near Godshill

A light aircraft had to make an emergency landing in the New Forest after getting into difficulty.

The single-seater Team Mini-Max came down on healthland off Roger Penny Way in Godshill, near Fordingbridge, shortly after 10:00 BST on Sunday.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the pilot was uninjured.

After making the scene safe, firefighters dragged the fuselage by hand to a nearby car park. An investigation is under way.

Image copyright HFRS
Image caption Firefighters dragged the fuselage by hand to a nearby car park