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.

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 2:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 3:09 pm

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

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.

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

“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