Police confirm no aircraft incident near RAF Lakenheath
- Credit: Archant
Emergency services have finished responding to an “aircraft incident” near a north Suffolk RAF base.
A call was made to Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service at 1.52pm by a person who saw a low flying air plane near Elveden.
A spokesperson from Suffolk police confirmed this afternoon that no aircraft had been found after emergency services were called to the area this afternoon.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service’s incident page shows six engines were called to reports of an incident in Elveden at 1.50pm.
Smoke has been reported in a wooded area and an area of heather is burning – however it is understood to relate to controlled burning at the Elveden Estate.
You may also want to watch:
Fire crews from Thetford, Woodbridge, Bury St Edmunds, Brandon and Newmarket are in attendance.
Searches continued with help from the fire service drone but no evidence of a crash was found.
- 1 Matchday Recap: Town close out game to secure big win
- 2 A14 blocked after three vehicle crash
- 3 Bishop on his 'brutal, almost disrespectful' Ipswich exit, not fitting into Cook's system and why he's 'absolutely loving' life at Lincoln
- 4 Cook proud of players after Town hold on for elusive first win
- 5 Major Lowestoft road partially closed due to police incident
- 6 Your favourite pub, restaurant, café and hotel in Suffolk revealed
- 7 Yellow weather warning for heavy rain issued for parts of Suffolk
- 8 Soul-searching, an unleashing and the enemy within - Town travel to Lincoln in search of a win
- 9 Lincoln City 0-1 Ipswich Town: Bonne does the business as Blues earn first win
- 10 Two 'cowardly bullies' sentenced for Christmas attack at Center Parcs
RAF Lakenheath has confirmed with the fire service that all of its jets are accounted for.