Two killed in Staffordshire plane crash
Two people have been killed as result of plane crashed into a railway line in Staffordshire. the incident has caused delay train servers.
Two people have been killed after the light aircraft they were in crashed into a major railway line in Staffordshire.
The single engine propeller aircraft came down after hitting power lines above the track near Colwich Junction, between Rugeley and Stafford, above the West Coast Mainline shortly before midday.
A police spokeswoman said debris from the aircraft had fallen on the tracks and officers were at the scene
Emergency services were deluged with 999 calls after the crash, in a field off Meadow Lane, Little Haywood.
Rail travellers are facing long delays as services were suspended following the crash.
At London's Euston station passengers faced severe delays across many services to the Midlands and the North West.
"I was on the 13.22 to Glasgow central and about to leave when we were asked to get off the train because of an accident," Hazel Salim, 67, from Kirkham said.
"Since then I've been given lots of conflicting information. At first we were sent to King's Cross and told to take a train to Sheffield but when we arrived they sent us back, so now we're waiting at Euston. It's misery and I don't know when I'll get back."