A plane has crash-landed on the outskirts of Oxford.

The incident occurred at around 1pm on Monday afternoon as a plane crash-landed in a field close to Woodstock Road in Begbroke.

This has sparked a large response from the emergency services as ambulances and the fire service were spotted attending the incident.

An anonymous eyewitness told the Oxford Mail about what they saw as they passed the area where the incident took place.

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“Lots of fire engines were around the A44 in Begbroke as well as a rapid response vehicle from the ambulance service,” they said. 

“The light aircraft appears to have landed in the field shortly after take-off from Oxford Airport.”

Photographs show the plane wreckage in the field and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed that two people were onboard.

A spokesperson for the service said: "We were called on Monday, July 1 at 12.58pm to a field next to A44 Woodstock East, close to Begbroke Slip Road.

"Fire engines were sent from Kidlington, Eynsham and Rewley Road fire stations, supported by the airport fire and rescue service.

"No action was required by Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service as the two occupants were out of the aircraft when crews arrived."

The Oxford Mail has approached South Central Ambulance Service for further comment.

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