TWO people have died after their aircraft crashed into a field.

The casualties, the pilot and passenger, were pronounced dead at the scene following the incident in Stonor, near Henley, yesterday afternoon.

Thames Valley Police received reports of the crash at about 2.10pm and officers remain at the scene, while fire and ambulance services also attended.

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Only two people were on board the aircraft and their next of kin has been informed, while nobody on the ground was injured.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been informed and police are assisting with its initial investigation.