Two dead after light aircraft crashes into field near Henley-on-Thames

25 August 2019, 12:20 | Updated: 25 August 2019, 15:49

Two people have died after a light aircraft crashed in a field near Henley-on-Thames.

The pilot and the passenger were pronounced dead at the scene in Stonor, South Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Police said.

There were no other injuries or casualties.

Reports of a crash were made at around 2.10pm on Saturday.

Police, the fire service and ambulance service attended the scene.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said: "The AAIB has sent a team to investigate an accident involving a light aircraft that occurred near Stonor, Oxfordshire."

Stonor is home to Stonor House, a historic building surrounded by large grounds, including a private deer park.

It has been used as a location for a number of films, including the James Bond film The Living Daylights.