Search Operation Underway After Reports Of Plane Crash In Irish Sea

David Layde
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A rescue operation is underway following reports of an aeroplane crash off the North Welsh coast, into the Irish Sea.

According to HM Coastguard, a search around the Puffin Island area near Anglesey has been launched.

That’s after the light aircraft disappeared from radar at around midday on Monday.

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Uk Police are providing assistance to the coastguard with the search. A helicopter and RNLI lifeboats are involved in the operation.

According to reports, it is unclear how many people were on board the plane. A coastguard spokesman said:

“HM Coastguard is currently coordinating a search and rescue in the Puffin Island area of North Wales following a report at 12.47pm today that an aircraft had disappeared from radar contact.”

Source AP via Breaking News.