A light aircraft has come down at Bembridge Airport this afternoon (Thursday).


Two ambulances are currently on scene at the West side of the airport, and are attending to two casualties according to the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

The service was called at 4pm.

Police and fire engines have also reportedly been seen making their way to the scene.

**Updated 4.39 pm

Hampshire Constabulary has said a helicopter has come down outside of Bembridge Airport.

One pilot and a passenger has sustained injuries.

The force says they were called at 3.50 pm.

Sandown Road is closed at its junction at Hill Way to its junction with The Propeller Inn.

The Air Accident Investigation Bureau is also at the incident, police say.

**Updated 5.07 pm

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue has now confirmed a Cesna Light plane has crashed.

One air ambulance has landed and another is en route, Isle of Wight Ambulance says.