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Two killed in light plane crash near Beverley Airfield

October 11, 2018 8:00 AM
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Two killed in light plane crash near Beverley Airfield

Two people were killed when a light aircraft crashed near an airfield in East Yorkshire.

Both the pilot and passenger suffered fatal injuries in the crash reported at about 19:30 BST on Wednesday, Humberside Police said.

A major search had taken place to find the plane when it came down close to Beverley Airfield near Leven.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) tweeted it was on its way to the crash scene.

The families of the plane's occupants have been informed, Humberside Police added.

The Farm Watch network asked local farmers to search fields using headlights on their vehicles, joining fire fighters, the coastguard and the police in looking for the aircraft.

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