Men suffer serious burns following light aircraft crash - The Rugby Observer

Men suffer serious burns following light aircraft crash

Ian Hughes 28th Sep, 2017   0

TWO men have been airlifted with serious burns after the light aircraft they were in crashed in Warwickshire.

The incident happened in field beside Wolds Lane, just outside Wolvey, at about 4pm this afternoon.

Both the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were quickly on the scene with doctors on board. Two land ambulances also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews found a single engined light aircraft that had been completely destroyed by fire.

“Two men had managed to get out and had found help at a nearby farm where workers were cooling their burns with water.

“Both men were anaesthetised at the scene and were airlifted separately to the Regional Burns Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for specialist treatment; both were described as being in a critical condition.”

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