TWO people have been injured after their light aircraft, flying from Southend Airport, came down in a field.

The single engine plane crash landed in a field in Hastingleigh, near Ashford in Kent at around 3.20pm today.

The aircraft, which had two people onboard, was flying from Southend Airport to Shoreham Airport in West Sussex when it came down.

A spokesman for Kent Police described the injuries as "non life-threatening".

He added: "One person is being treated at the scene."

The Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.