Two Killed After Plane Crash Near M1 In Nottinghamshire

15 June 2014, 07:38 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A plane has crashed close to the M1 in Nottinghamshire killing two people on board.

Officers said the men were believed to be the only people aboard the plane when it came down near Hucknall, close to Nottingham, at about 1.30pm today.

Motorists using the M1 described seeing the light aircraft nose-dive prior to the crash near junction 26 of the motorway.

A Nottinghamshire Police spokeswoman said: "Two men have died after a plane, in which they were travelling, came down in a field.

"Inspectors from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch have been deployed to the scene to commence an investigation.''