2 dead after light aircraft crashes in Marlborough

Two men have died after a plane crash in Wiltshire last night.

The light aircraft crashed in a field in Brimslade, Marlborough. Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to a field in Brimslade, in Marlborough, at around 6.30pm last night amid reports that a light aircraft had crashed.

Wiltshire Police said this morning that the two passengers had been confirmed dead at the scene.

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The pair have not been formally identified.

The Swindon Advertiser is reporting that the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading an investigation into the incident.

A police spokesperson told the newspaper: “Our thoughts are with the families of those involved in this incident at this difficult time.”