County Wexford: Two men dead after light aircraft crash

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Gardai at the scene of the crash

Two men have died after a light aircraft crashed in County Wexford, gardaí (Irish police) have said.

The aircraft crashed at about 17:45 local time on Sunday in Duncormick and emergency services are at the scene.

Inspectors from the Air Accident Investigation Unit have begun an investigation and the Irish Aviation Authority has been notified.

RTÉ said the aircraft took off from a nearby airfield at Taghmon earlier in the evening.

The ages of the men are not yet known.

Their bodies remain at the scene and will be removed shortly for post-mortem examinations.

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