Two dead in Essex light aircraft crash

Essex police say 2 people have died after a light aircraft came down in a field.

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Two killed in light aircraft crash should be named today

Two dead after plane crash lands in field after "aerobatics". Credit: Essex Fire And Rescue

Two men who died when their light aircraft crashed into a field and burst into flames are expected to be named today.

The accident happened in a field near Cooksmill Green on the A414 near Chelmsford on Saturday afternoon.

Eye witnesses reported seeing the plane doing aerobatics before crashing.

The plane had taken off from the nearby North Weald airfield.

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