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Large-scale search expanded to find missing plane

Thu, 03 Dec 2015

Emergency services are out in force to find a missing aircraft that left the Isle of Man for Blackpool this morning.

Contact was lost with the plane approximately three miles to the west of Blackpool Airport shortly after 9am.

A large-scale multi-agency rescue has been launched - led by Blackpool Coastguard with police, paramedics and the Blackpool RNLI.

One lone pilot is reported to be onboard.

RNLI launching authority Paul Parton is at the scene - he explains what is being done to find it:


  • Paul Parton

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