Earls Colne: Emergency services called to airfield crash

Fire and ambulance crews have been sent to free a trapped and injured woman from her car following a

Fire and ambulance crews have been sent to free a trapped and injured woman from her car following a three-vehicle crash. - Credit: Archant

FIRE services have been at the scene of a collision on an Essex runway between aircraft.

Crews were called to Earls Colne Airfield just after 2pm today (April 7).

A light aircraft was landing when it collided with other planes on the ground causing damage.

No-one was trapped in the collision and no fire had been caused.

Crews cleaned up a fuel spillage and drained the remaining fuel from one of the aircraft’s tank.


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Appliances from Halstead, Coggeshall, Colchester and Maldon attended.

Air Accident Investigation Branch has been made aware.

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