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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 August 2006, 22:34 GMT 23:34 UK
Plane carrying six people crashes
A light aircraft with six people onboard has crashed on a golf course in Buckinghamshire.

Six people were pulled from the wreckage and taken to hospital after the plane came down in woods close to the 13th hole of Denham Golf Course.

A Denham Airfield spokesman said the plane crashed near the airfield at about 1900 BST as the group returned from a day-trip to Teesside.

Police said the 57-year-old pilot was seriously injured.

The pilot, four other men aged 53, 52, 45 and 43 and a 10-year-old boy were also taken to Wexham Park Hospital.

'Sealed off'

The passengers are all said to be in stable conditions.

The plane, believed to be a twin-engine Cessna 310, took off from Denham airfield, where it is kept by the owner, at 1200 BST on Saturday.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said members of the public had reported a twin-engine aircraft going down in a wooded area of the golf course, close to the airfield which is near Gerrards Cross.

He said: "The plane crashed near Slade Oak Lane near the 13th hole.

"The area surrounding the crash site has been sealed off in order for air accident investigators to gather evidence."

Air Accident investigators and Thames Valley Police will continue examining the wreckage on Sunday.




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