Police search after light aircraft crashes one mile short of runway in Yorkshire

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Emergency services are searching for the pilot and passenger of a light aircraft that crashed one mile short of its runway.

The crash, which happened near Beverley Airfield, was reported at 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Humberside Police said in a statement that both people on board the aircraft are thought to be safe and a search of the area to locate the plane is under way.

The families of those on board have been told of the crash and are helping to locate them.