Helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire manor house

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Two ambulance crews, two ambulance officers and a rapid response vehicle were deployed, the South Central Ambulance Service said.

Air safety authorities in the United Kingdom said Friday that a helicopter and an aircraft had been involved in a midair collision northwest of London.

The aircraft involved in the mid-air collision, which reportedly occurred at a low altitude just after midday, came from Wycombe Air Park, near High Wycombe.

"There have been a number of casualties at the scene, but at this stage this is all we are able to confirm".

"The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been informed and staff are en route to the scene".

An archived report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) shows the pilot admitted the accident was caused by his "misjudgement and lack of experience".

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police, who were called to the incident shortly after midday, said: 'Officers are now at the scene of an air accident near the village of Waddesdon near Aylesbury'.

Thames Valley Air Ambulance were also called to the scene.

Road disruptions around Waddeson are expected for the rest of the day.

RAF Halton - around 10 miles away - says no military aircraft were involved. The manor said the crash did not happen at the site and there were no casualties at the manor.

Wreckage from the aircraft tumbled from the sky and landed less than 2km from the former home of the Rothschild banking family at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, at lunchtime yesterday.

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