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UK News Anglesey plane crash: Missing aircraft 'left Caernarfon Airport' before vanishing

18:35  25 november  2019
18:35  25 november  2019 Source:   dailypost.co.uk

Search operation launched after reports of plane crash off North Wales coast

  Search operation launched after reports of plane crash off North Wales coast HM Coastguard is co-ordinating a search in the Puffin Island area near Anglesey after the light aircraft disappeared from radar at around midday.HM Coastguard said it was co-ordinating a search in the Puffin Island area near Anglesey after the light aircraft disappeared from radar at around midday on Monday.

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The plane is believed to be a light aircraft which is most likely privately owned. “The search and rescue helicopter from Caernarfon has been sent as well as Coastguard Rescue Teams from Penmon and Bangor A plane has been reported missing off Angelsey (Image: North Wales Police Angelsey).

A plane that disappeared off Anglesey is believed to have taken off from Caernarfon Airport before it vanished.

Flight data from website flightradar24.com appears to show the Cessna light aircraft taking off from the Gwynedd airport before heading north east towards Llandudno.

As it flies over Llandudno , it begins to turn back and heads towards Anglesey , before the radar loses track of the plane at around the time the alarm was raised.

It has not been confirmed whether this is the missing plane by officials.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch has confirmed that it has sent a team to the scene of the incident after reports of "an accident involving a light aircraft that occurred near Beaumaris".

Search operation after light aircraft disappears from radar

  Search operation after light aircraft disappears from radar A search operation is under way after a light aircraft disappeared from radar contact in the Puffin Island area of North Wales. © Other A multi-agency operation is under way at sea off the Anglesey coast following a report of an incident involving a light aircraft. Pic: @NWPanglesey A Coastguard helicopter from Caernarfon as well as rescue teams from Penmon and Bangor have been sent following a report that the aircraft had gone missing at around 12.47pm.RNLI lifeboats from Beaumaris, Moelfre and Llandudno, as well as officers from North Wales Police, are also involved in the search.

John Backhouse died when his plane crashed at Caernarfon Airport during a flight in 2017. Mr Backhouse contacted air traffic control five minutes before the crash requesting a diversion to The aircraft broke up and caught fire after crashing into the runway, with the main part of the wreckage

Police were called to Caernarfon Airport at 18:29 BST on Wednesday after the plane crashed and burst into flames on the runway. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene and an investigation has begun. Ch Insp Sharon McCairn, of North Wales Police, said: "A cordon is in place around the site

a car parked in a field: Coastguard and police involved in search for missing plane off Anglesey © North Wales Live/Eryl Crump Coastguard and police involved in search for missing plane off Anglesey

Coastguard crews, the RNLI and North Wales Police are all assisting with a search for the aircraft.

As light fades, rescue crews remain off the coast of Anglesey near Puffin Island searching for the missing plane.

a large body of water: Coastguard helicopter in search for missing plane off Anglesey. Image from the Great Orme in Llandudno © North Wales Live/Hadyn Iball Coastguard helicopter in search for missing plane off Anglesey. Image from the Great Orme in Llandudno

Earlier, the coastguard said: "HM Coastguard is currently co-ordinating a search and rescue in the Puffin Island area of North Wales following a report at 12.47pm today (25 November) that an aircraft had disappeared from radar contact.

"The search and rescue helicopter from Caernarfon has been sent as well as Coastguard Rescue Teams from Penmon and Bangor and a Senior Coastguard Operations Officer.

Search for pilot after reports of plane crash off North Wales coast

  Search for pilot after reports of plane crash off North Wales coast HM Coastguard is co-ordinating a search in the Puffin Island area near Anglesey after the light aircraft disappeared from radar on Monday afternoon.Police have confirmed the small plane had just one person on board when it disappeared from radar in the area of Puffin Island near Anglesey at around 12.47pm on Monday.

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a police car parked in a parking lot: Emergency services at Penmon on Anglesey © Eryl Crump - North Wales Live Emergency services at Penmon on Anglesey

"The RNLI lifeboats from Beaumaris, Moelfre and Llandudno and North Wales Police have been sent.

"The incident is ongoing and we have no further information at this time.

"It is not confirmed how many people were on board."

Anglesey plane crash: police update on search for missing pilot .
Police have had to suspend their ongoing search for David Last until the weather subsidesNorth Wales Police have been continuing searches for Professor David Last and his Cessna light aircraft which disappeared from radar near Puffin Island on Monday November 25.

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