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Report: tributes paid to top aerobatic pilot

There have been tributes to one of Britain's top aerobatic pilots whose plane crashed to the ground in front of horrified onlookers.

David Jenkins, who was from West Suffolk, was introduced to flying as a teenager at Panshangar Airfield near Welwyn Garden City.

His plane went spinning out of control during a demonstration display in Norfolk yesterday. Natalie Gray's report contains footage of his final flight supplied by Mustard TV.

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Bid to encourage more girls to become scientists

Top female scientists are visiting Norwich today to encourage more girls to follow in their footsteps. Credit: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire.

Some of the country's top female scientists and engineers will be in Norwich today to encourage more girls to go into the field.

More than 240 children from 20 schools will attend the Women of the Future event at the John Innes Centre at the Norwich Research Park.

Organisers say the conference is unprecedented in size and nature - bringing together teenage girls from Norfolk and Suffolk with female professionals in STEMM subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths, and medicine - to share knowledge and experiences.

'We were honoured to fly alongside him' - team mates pay tribute to pilot killed in plane crash

The crash scene at Old Buckenham. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Team mates of a pilot killed in a plane crash in Norfolk said they "were honoured to fly alongside him".

David Jenkins, who was in his 50s, was taking part in an aerobatic practice at Old Buckenham airfield this afternoon for its press day ahead of an airshow later this year.

He began competing in aerobatic flying more than 10 years ago and had been a member of the Wildcat Aerobatics team since 2013.

This evening, his team mates paid tribute to him in a statement on their website, saying they were "honoured to fly alongside him".

"David was highly respected on the ground and in the air and will be greatly missed. His family and friends are very much in our thoughts."

– Wildcat Aerobatics.

Mr Jenkins was an award-winning aerobatic pilot. He was the British Aerobatics Champion in 2012 and 2013, and represented Great Britain at both European and world aerobatics championships.

Norfolk: Former world champion squash player told she can't bring her husband back to live in the UK

A former world champion squash player from Norfolk says she's being prevented from bringing her family back to live in this country because her husband's been refused a visa.

Cassie Jackman won the British Championship six times before heading to Australia with her husband Matthew.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Victoria Leggett

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Police confirm death after light aircraft crash in Norfolk

Police have confirmed that a person has died following a light aircraft crash in Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have confirmed that a person has died following a light aircraft crash in Norfolk.

Officers are currently trying to identify and inform their next of kin.

Emergency services have been at the Old Buckenham Airfield since 2.40pm after a member of the public raised concerns about a small plane which had been flying in the area.

An area of the airfield has been cordoned off and the Air Accident Investigation Branch has been informed.

Norfolk: Light aircraft crashes at Old Buckenham Airfield

A light aircraft has crashed at Old Buckenham Airfield near Attleborough. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A light aircraft has crashed at Old Buckenham Airfield near Attleborough in Norfolk.

Police officers are currently at the scene and fire and ambulance services are also in attendance.

The press launch for the Old Buckenham Airshow was being held at the Airfield today.

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World squash champion told she cannot bring family back to UK

Cassie Thomas, nee Jackman, with her family.

A former world squash champion from Norfolk says immigration officials are preventing her from bringing her family back to her home county.

Six-time British champion Cassie Jackman, now Cassie Thomas, moved to Australia five years ago with her husband.

They now want to return to Norfolk, where they have a home, but Australian Mr Thomas - who has secured a job in the county - has been refused a visa.

UK immigration officials turned down his application on the grounds that he originally left through "personal choice".

Cassie in 1999. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Body found in search for missing 80-year-old woman

Margaret Bodger. Credit: Norfolk Police.

Police searching for a missing 80-year-old woman from Norfolk say they have found a body.

Officers believe it is that of Margaret Bodger, who was reported missing having last been seen at her home address on Lady Jane Grey Road in King's Lynn on Sunday.

Police were called at about 3pm today to reports of a body in the River Ouse near High Road in the town.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

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