Man arrested for stealing a plane from the airport

A man has been arrested after police said they recovered a plane stolen from a local airport.

Police said they had located a stolen plane on Friday at an airfield at Chippenham Airport in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A 39-year-old man from the city of Rotherham has been charged with theft and theft of a motor vehicle.

The plane was later recovered at the airport.

Police said it was the second theft from the same airport in as many months.

An Air France flight from Paris to Rome was stolen from the main terminal in January 2016.

It is understood a similar incident took place earlier this year.