Emergency services are currently at the scene of a light aircraft crash near Castle Howard in the Ryedale area.
Emergency services are at the scene of a light aircraft crash near Castle Howard. Roads closed in area, pls avoid. More info to follow
— NorthYorkshirePolice (@NYorksPolice) April 30, 2016
North Yorkshire Police received a number of calls from members of the public at around 10.40am on the morning of Saturday 30 April 2016.
The aircraft crashed in fields between Castle Howard and the A64.
There are believed to be two casualties on board.
The Air Accident Investigation Branch have been informed.
Roads in the area have been closed to allow emergency services to deal with the incident and members of the public are advised to keep away from the area.
BREAKING: Police say iplane crash is in a field off a road called MAINS LANE on the road between Whitwell on the Hill and Wellburn.
— BBC Radio York (@BBCYork) April 30, 2016
We will release further information when we are able.