Two people have tragically killed in a light aircraft crash in the early hours of Friday morning.
Two men, one in his 70s and a second in his 50s, were pronounced dead after the horror crash.
It is understood that the plane came down at Belan, Moone, Athy, Co Kildare
The Air Accident Investigation Unit has confirmed to the Irish Mirror that an investigation has been launched.
A spokesman said: “The Air Accident Investigation Unit is responding to a light aircraft crash near Moone, Co Kildare.”
The bodies have been removed to Naas General Hospital.
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