Emergency services attend ‘false landing’ near RAF Wittering

The emergency services were called to a “false landing” on a field near RAF Wittering this lunchtime.

A training plane landed near the airfield, with the emergency services being called to the scene.

The plane on a field near RAF Wittering. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

The plane on a field near RAF Wittering. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

A spokesman for RAF Wittering has confirmed that the pilot is uninjured and that a full investigation will take place.

He said: “The RAF can confirm there has been an incident involving a Tutor training aircraft near RAF Wittering.

“The aircraft has landed on open ground and the pilot is uninjured. A recovery operation is underway and a full investigation will follow.”

The plane on a field near RAF Wittering. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

The plane on a field near RAF Wittering. Picture by Terry Harris. THA