Two killed in plane crash after flight from Welwyn Garden City

A COUPLE have died in a light aircraft crash after taking off from Panshanger Aerodrome. The male pilot, understood to be a member of the North London Flying School, was on a flight with a female passenger, believed to be his partner, from the WGC airfie

A COUPLE have died in a light aircraft crash after taking off from Panshanger Aerodrome.

The male pilot, understood to be a member of the North London Flying School, was on a flight with a female passenger, believed to be his partner, from the WGC airfield to Jersey.

Their private Piper fixed wing single engine aircraft crashed into a forested hillside near Petersfield, in Hampshire, at roughly 12.30pm, on Friday.

An Air Accidents Investigations Branch spokesman told the WHT investigations into the crash are currently underway.

Did you know the pilot? Email your tributes to whtimes@archant.co.uk

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