A41 closed: Waddesdon Manor plane crash causes traffic chaos near Aylesbury

At least four are reportedly feared dead after a plane and a helicopter have collided in mid-air in the English county of Buckinghamshire.

She said she could not give any details of the identity or the genders of the victims at this stage and her "first priority" at this stage was the next of kin.

A spokesman for Wycombe Air Park has confirmed both aircraft came from there.

A spokesperson for the airstrip said, "Wycombe Air Park can confirm that at 12 pm (local time) today we were informed of an incident north-west of Aylesbury involving two aircraft from Wycombe Air Park".

Firefighters now assisting other emergency services at scene of a reported crash between an aircraft and a helicopter at Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said Friday it was sending a team to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to investigate.

Fire services also on social media: "Firefighters are now assisting other emergency services at scene of air accident near Waddesdon".

Police at the scene near Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire
Police at the scene near Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire

Thames Valley Police are coordinating the response to the crash and warned there will be disruption to surrounding roads for the rest of the day.

Air crash investigators were called to the crash site, which usually only happens for light aircraft incidents when fatalities have occurred.

A spokeswoman said: "We sent a number of resources to the scene, including a Thames Valley air ambulance, two ambulance crews, two ambulance officers and a rapid response vehicle".

Road disruptions around Waddeson are expected for the rest of the day.

RAF Halton, which is around 10 miles away, said no military aircraft were involved.

Roger Nock, a pilot, tweeted: "Was flying near Aylesbury earlier".



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