February 23, 2024

Light aircraft crash lands on beach in Wexford

A light aircraft believed to be carrying four people has crash landed on the Wexford coast.

According to initial reports, the plane crash landed shortly after 5pm in an area of strand near Carnsore Point near Rosslare Harbour.

A major response operation is currently underway including all emergency services.

There has been no confirmation yet of the number of people on board, but it is believed to have included the pilot and up to three passengers.

A number of people have been removed to Wexford General Hospital by both Health Service Executive (HSE) ambulances and the Waterford and Dublin-based Coast Guard helicopters.

The rescue operation was supported by Gardaí, Wexford Coast Guard units and HSE paramedics.

More details to follow.

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