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Two men dead after light aircraft crash in Co Wexford

Two men have died following a light aircraft crash in Co Wexford.

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene of the accident which occurred in Duncormick at approximately 5.45pm this evening (Sunday).

Gardaí have confirmed that two males are dead following the crash which happened at about 5.45pm.

According to RTE News, the small airplane exploded, either on impact with the ground or shortly beforehand, in a field in this rural part of Wexford, close to the coastline and Kilmore Quay.

The light aircraft is believed to have taken off from an air field in the Taghmon area of Wexford, just minutes from the crash location.

The Air Accident Investigation Unit confirmed that inspectors were expected to get to the location of the crash shortly after 9pm to make an initial assessment.

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