Plane crash near Chester killed two men

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Two men were killed when a light aircraft crashed near Chester, police have confirmed.

The aircraft with two men on board, one from north Wales and a second from Surrey, came down on farmland near the village of Churton.

Police said staff at Hawarden Airport in Flintshire, north Wales, had reported the plane as missing at 20:55 BST on Thursday.

There were no other reported casualties.

Next of kin have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been informed.

Sourced from BBC Wales


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