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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C
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Two men killed in small aircraft crash in Wexford
The incident was reported by a hillwalker just before 3pm today.

A SMALL AIRCRAFT has crashed in a mountainous area in County Wexford, leaving two men dead.

Gardaí confirmed that a light aircraft crashed in the Blackstairs commons area near Enniscorthy.

Two men, one in his 50s and the other in his 60s, were both confirmed deceased at the scene.

The incident was reported by a hillwalker at 2.40pm today.

Search and rescue services were deployed to the area of the crash which is believed to be difficult to access.

The Air Accident Investigation Unit of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is investigating the incident.

First published 17.40pm

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