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Old 20th Jun 2022, 14:07
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Helicopter crashes into field as police and paramedics rush to scene

A helicopter has crashed into a field on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, with emergency services rushing to the scene.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said the incident happened off Bentham Road, in Lonsdale near Burton. The crash occurred just before midday on Monday (20 June).

A statement from police said: "Emergency services are at the scene of an incident off Bentham Road near Burton in Lonsdale, where a helicopter has crashed into a field. The incident happened shortly before midday.
"People are strongly urged to avoid the area. No further information is available at this time."It is unclear if anyone is injured, Daily Mirror reports. However, Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been contacted for further comment.

At least four fire trucks and an air ambulance are at the scene.

It's also not currently known what caused the crash, which happened near to the Lancashire and Cumbria border.
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