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A search operation has been launched after a suspected plane crash off the coast of North Wales . North Wales Police also confirmed they were responding to a “ report of incident involving light The RNLI said two lifeboats launched from Anglesey to assist in the search for the aircraft.
A PLANE has crashed off the coast of North Wales - sparking a massive search operation. The coastguard helicopter and RNLI teams are trawling an A spokesman for the coastguard said: "HM Coastguard is currently co-ordinating a search and rescue in the Puffin Island area of North Wales
A search and rescue operation is continuing for a pilot after reports an aircraft crashed off the North Wales coast.
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.
The plane set off from Caernarfon Airport some 25 minutes earlier to fly to the Great Orme in Llandudno and was on its way back when it lost contact.
According to data from flightradar24.com, a Cessna light aircraft making the same route at the time given by police and the Coastguard descended near the uninhabited Puffin Island before it disappeared.
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A PLANE has disappeared off the coast of Angelsey, North Wales , this afternoon leading police, coastguard and lifeboats to conduct searches of the water. Police were called at 12.59pm to reports of a "possible crash ". The plane is believed to be a light aircraft which is most likely privately owned.
A rescue mission has been launched after reports of a plane crashing into the sea near Anglesey. Search and rescue mission is launched as plane is reported to have crashed into the sea near North Wales Police tweeted: 'Multi agency operation underway at sea off Anglesey coast following
On Monday evening, North Wales Police said they were still currently involved in the Coastguard-led operation, while officers were supporting the unnamed missing pilot’s family.
Chief Inspector Essi Ahari said: “North Wales Police are supporting HM Coastguard in a search for a light aircraft that was flying from Caernarfon Airport to the Great Orme in Llandudno and back this afternoon.
“The aircraft had one pilot on board and no other passengers, and family liaison officers are supporting the missing pilot’s family.”
The force said in an earlier statement it had received a phone call at 12.59pm reporting a “possible crash” involving a light aircraft.
A spokesman for HM 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 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.
“The RNLI lifeboats from Beaumaris, Moelfre and Llandudno and North Wales Police have been sent.”
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said in a statement: “The AAIB has sent a team to investigate an accident involving a light aircraft that occurred near Beaumaris, Gwynedd, Wales.”
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