Man in his 70s makes emergency landing in light aircraft at Benwick- air ambulance called out


Ambulance - Credit: Archant

A man in his seventies made an emergency landing in his light aircraft on a grass airfield near March yesterday.

Police and fire services were on scene and the East Anglian air ambulance was sent at 4.31pm – arriving with the patient within six minutes.

Dr Ari Ercole and critical care paramedic Chris Neil treated the man at the scene for his injuries and the road ambulance crew took him to Peterborough hospital.

Police confirmed the air craft came down in a field at Floods Ferry Road, Benwick.

The pilot suffered minor injuries.

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