Major police operation after helicopter crashes near edge of holiday park

A helicopter has crashed into a field in North Yorkshire, with people ‘strongly’ urged to stay away from the scene.

Police have raced to the incident, which happened close to Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park.

It remains unknown if anyone has been injured.

The aircraft came down shortly before midday, off Bentham Road near Burton in Lonsdale.

North Yorkshire Police said: ‘People are strongly urged to avoid the area.

‘No further information is available at this time.’

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