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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Second man who died in light aircraft crash is named

A second man who died in an aircraft crash on the A414 near Chelmsford on Saturday afternoon has been named.

50-year-old Andrew Sully, a British Airways officer died alongside 29-year-old Simon Chamberlain when their aircraft crashed into a field near Cooksmill Green after leaving North Weald airfield.

Staff at the airfield say they are shocked and saddened at the loss of two very close friends.

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