Helicopter crashes in North Yorkshire field

Emergency services have rushed to a village near Boroughbridge after reports a helicopter has come down in a field.

Wednesday, 30th May 2018, 3:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 30th May 2018, 5:37 pm
An air ambulance lands at the scene

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they sent crews to the scene at Aldborough just before 1.30pm .

The aircraft is believed to be a helicopter but this has not been confirmed.

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Police and ambulance are also at the scene.

North Yorkshire Police said that are not yet able to confirm any information about casualties.

At 1.23pm today, police received reports of a helicopter crash near Aldborough, Boroughbridge.

"Officers are currently at the scene. Fire and ambulance crews are also in attendance.

Smoke can be seen coming from the field

"Police are not yet able to confirm any information about casualties."

It was earlier thought to have been a light aircraft which came down in a field.