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    Two Killed in Light Aircraft Crash in East of UK - Police

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A light plane has crashed in the east of England leaving both the pilot and a passenger killed, Humberside Police said.

    "The aircraft had crashed and sadly both the pilot and a passenger who were the occupants of the aircraft suffered fatal injuries in the collision," the police wrote on Twitter.

    The reports of a crash came late on Wednesday, and after an extensive search, the aircraft was found near Beverley Airfield close to the village of Leven.

    The police have launched a probe into the circumstances that led to the tragic incident.


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