Light aircraft crashes at Retford Gamston Airport

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An individual was taken to hospital by air ambulance after a light aircraft crashed at Retford Gamston Airport.

Firefighters were called to the airport - which is mainly used by small private aircraft as well as a base for several private flying schools - at 1.15pm yesterday.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "A light aircraft had crashed into undergrowth.

"Firefighters from Newark and Retford used cutting tools to rescue a person, who was taken to hospital by air ambulance."