Four Die As UK Light Aircraft And Helicopter Collide Mid-Air

The incident took place just after 1200 GMT at Upper Winchendon, near the village of Waddesdon, about 45 miles (72 km) to the northwest of London.

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Four Die As UK Light Aircraft And Helicopter Collide Mid-Air

Smoke was seen as the collision between a light aircraft and a helicopter mid-air.


LONDON:  Four people were killed on Friday after a mid-air collision between a light aircraft and a helicopter in southern England, police said.

The incident took place just after 1200 GMT at Upper Winchendon, near the village of Waddesdon, about 45 miles (72 km) to the northwest of London.

"Officers are in the process of working to locate and support their next of kin. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been informed and their staff have been on the scene," Superintendent Rebecca Mears, from Thames Valley Police, said in a statement. http://bit.ly/2j2rFjw

Police said officers and members of other emergency services including the fire and ambulance services attended the scene.
© Thomson Reuters 2017


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