Light aircraft crashes into van near Notts village

The entrance to the airstrip on Green Lane, Lambley (Google)

A light aircraft has crashed into a van close to the Nottinghamshire village of Lambley.

Police said it happened as the small plane took off from Lambley Airstrip at around 12.40pm.

Nobody in the van or plane was seriously hurt, but police have put a cordon in place around the site while an investigation into the accident begins.

A Notts Police spokesman said: “Green Lane is closed to traffic while the area is examined.

“The Civil Avation Authority has been informed.”

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101.

Google Map: Lambley Airstrip off Green Lane as seen on Google Maps

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