U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is seen as he walks from the wreckage of his small aircraft. Farage and pilot Justin Adams were airborne in a plane pulling the party banner when the banner's ropes got caught around the tail and brought the plane down. (Neil Hall/INS)
Farage was taken to a nearby hospital where he was examined and appeared to be slipping in and out of consciousness. (Neil Hall/INS)
A police officer stands near a light aircraft that crashed with MEP for the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage on board at Hinton in the Hedges Airfield in Steane, central England. (Reuters)
Crash investigators look at wreckage of Farage's aircraft after it crashed in an airfield in England. (AP)
Farage is seen here having his wounds being tended to after his small aircraft crashed. (Neil Hall/INS)
Farage was expected to remain in the hospital for five or six days, but was released after only three. He had reportedly broken two ribs and suffered damage to the spine and sternum (Neil Hall/INS).
Farage's aircraft is seen in midair towing a campaign banner moments before the crash. (Neil Hall/INS)
Farage's aircraft was reportedly involved in a crash four years ago, when it was carrying a similar banner. The U.K. Independence Party is seen as part of the reason why there was no majority winner in the Parliament elections. (Neil Hall/INS)
Investigators inspect a banner that was being towed by a light aircraft that crashed with MEP for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage on board. (Reuters)
Farage said: “The pilot and I have had a miraculous escape. I am bloody lucky to be alive, I thought we weren’t going to make it." (Neil Hyde/UKIP)
Former leader of the U.K. Independence Party, Nigel Farage, suffered injuries after a small aircraft he was traveling in crashed at Hinton airfield.