Dramatic pictures of aircraft which crashed into field in South Mimms

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms
PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Archant

An aircraft crash landed in a field in South Mimms yesterday.

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms
PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Archant

The plan crashed in a field in Earls Lane at around 2.52pm.

Ambulance services sent an ambulance officer, ambulance crew and a HEMS air ambulance to the scene.

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms
PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Archant

Two pilots on board the plane were taken to Barnet General Hospital by land ambulance with minor injuries.

A member of the public called police after seeing the aircraft circling very low and seemingly out of control, and said that it looked like it had crashed into a corn field.

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms
PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service

The aircraft which crashed in a field in South Mimms PICTURE: Herts Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Archant

The fire brigade also attended to make the scene safe.

The crash is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority.