Plane crash at Nottingham Airport. credit: Bradley Jones

Nottinghamshire Police were called to assist at the scene of an aircraft crash at 10.15am today at Nottingham Airport, Tollerton.

“Two people were injured in the crash but their injuries are not believed to be life threatening or altering” said a spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police.

East Midlands Ambulance Service and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were also called.


Nottingham Airport confirmed that they will remain open despite the crash.


Fire crews from West Bridgford, Highfields and London Road were called to the scene at 10.21am.

“Firefighters had dealt with the incident by 11.17am” said a spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue.

East Midlands ambulance service said: “A paramedic was sent to the scene. No-one was taken to hospital.”

Both those injured had exited the vehicle on their own and were given first aid at the scene.


The aircraft is now know to be a 1974 built Grumman AA-5 which is licenced for normal and utility purposes. It is a single propeller aircraft.

Part of the wing and tail-plane appear to be missing from the plane and the wheels have been ripped from the undercarriage.


Air Accidents Investigation Branch said: “An accident involving a light aircraft at Nottingham City Airport this morning has been reported to us and we are investigating.”