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Two killed in Athy light aircraft crash

Anne O'Grady

Reporter:

Anne O'Grady

Two men were fatally injuried in the crash

Two men were fatally injuried in the crash

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a light aircraft crash that occurred at Belan, Moone, Athy, Co. Kildare yesterday evening, Thursday June 13, 2019. A search was carried out by Gardaí and with the assistance of Irish Coast Guard helicopter rescue 116 the aircraft was located this morning Friday, June 14, 2019 at 4.30a.m. 

Two men (70 years & late 50s) were fatally injured in the crash and their bodies have been removed to the mortuary in Naas General Hospital. 

The Air Accident Investigation unit are currently at scene and the Irish Aviation Authority have been notified.