Two men in hospital with serious injuries after plane crash near Prestwick Airport

Two men have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a small aircraft crashed into a field near Prestwick Airport this afternoon.

The plane came down at Monkton around 4.10pm near to the A719. Emergency services attended and two men aged 65 and 75 were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital by helicopter for treatment to serious injuries.

The A719 was closed at the B739, Monkton and re-opened around 7.30pm. Police say enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of the crash.

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