Crash landing in a farm: pilot dies

Crash-landingTwo men died when a light aircraft attempted a crash landing in North Yorkshire – just yards from a main road.

The aircraft was flying near the stately home Castle Howard in the Ryedale area and the A64 at around 10.40am today.

Police confirmed this afternoon that the two men – the pilot and a passenger – died when the light aircraft, believed to be a Slingsby T67 Firefly, came down about 15 miles north of York.

North Yorkshire police tweeted: ‘We can now confirm that sadly, two men, the pilot and passenger in the aircraft that crashed near Castle Howard, died in the crash.’

Medaram Jathara

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