Two-seater aircraft crashes into a field in Churton village (Chester); pilot killed along with the only passenger aboard

Two-seater aircraft crashes into a field in Churton village (Chester); pilot killed along with the only passenger aboard

Chester : United Kingdom | Aug 17, 2012 at 8:12 AM PDT
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The other night, a small plane crashed on England’s border with Wales; leaving the pilot and a passenger dead, said authorities. The accident occurred at around 8:45pm, when the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Chapel Lane, Aldford in the southern village of Churton in Chester. Identities of the victims were not immediately released.

According to the details, at least two men were reported killed in the said crash, involving a light aircraft. Police have confirmed two deaths and said the plane came down near the village of Churton. Police report also confirmed that one of the victims was from North Wales while the second man belonged to Surrey.

Both the men sustained fatal injuries, informed a Cheshire Police spokeswoman and added no formal identification took place yet though the victims’ next of kin have been informed. The plane, a light two-seater aircraft, crashed in a field and after the reports of accident, two fire engines were sent to the scene from Chester, confirmed a spokesman.

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The crash scene: In Chester, a small plane crashed in a field, leaving 2 people dead; the pilot and the only passenger aboard
Two men were reported dead last night following a small, two-seater plane crash in a village near Chester, England. Officers are guarding the area where the plane came down in a field.
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