Two dead as plane crashes in Wolferton marshland

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Police said the accident happened near the village of Wolferton

Two people have died in a light aircraft crash in Norfolk.

The pilot, who was in his 50s, and a female passenger in her 70s, died when the plane came down in marshland near Wolferton at about 11:00 BST on Monday.

They were pronounced dead at the scene, Norfolk Police said. There were no other casualties.

Officials from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

The village of Wolferton lies within the Sandringham Estate and is about seven miles (11km) north of King’s Lynn, near the north Norfolk coast.

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Wolferton lies within the Sandringham Estate

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