Fire crews attend fatal aircraft crash

We have extinguished a small aircraft fire where two people sadly died in South Staffordshire.

Crews from Cannock and Rising Brook were sent to Otherton in Penkridge just before 2pm on Sunday (4 June) following reports of the crash.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish a small aircraft which was found well-alight at the scene.

Sadly, two men died. 

The incident has been left with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch and officers from Staffordshire Police to investigate.

We left the scene shortly before 3.40pm. 

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