Norfolk helicopter crash in Gillingham, near Beccles: Four feared dead

Four people are feared dead after a helicopter crashed in Norfolk.

Police stated a civilian aircraft with a crew of four had crashed in Gillingham, near Beccles, at about 19:30 GMT.

Emergency services remain on full alert and a cordon around the site is in place.

The course of the crash is not yet known but locals reported foggy conditions in the area at the time the helicopter came down.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust were called at 19:45 to reports of a possible helicopter crash.

Featured images: The site is about 45 miles from where four crew members died when a US military helicopter crashed in Norfolk on a training mission in a nature reserve in Cley next the Sea, Norfolk, in January.

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