Fife plane crash: Light aircraft comes down in field near Fife town

A light aircraft crashed close to Fife Airport this morning.
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The incident happened just before 11:00am, prompting a response from the emergency services.

The small plane crashed in a field near Kinglassie, close to the region’s airport.

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An eyewitness reported seeing it do a “somersault” before crashing.

The plane crashed into a field near Kinglassie (Pic: Fife Jammer./www.facebook/fifejammerJLThe plane crashed into a field near Kinglassie (Pic: Fife Jammer./www.facebook/fifejammerJL
The plane crashed into a field near Kinglassie (Pic: Fife Jammer./www.facebook/fifejammerJL

It is understood the pilot was uninjured.

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Police closed a road into Kinglassie while emergency services dealt with the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers were called to reports of a light aircraft crashing in a field near Kinglassie at around 10.55am on Monday, 1 August, 2022.

“There have been no reported injuries. Emergency services are at the scene to clear the area.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We can confirm we are in the area responding to an incident, after receiving a call at 10.57am."