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Yorkshire pilot held in Africa

The family of a pilot from North Yorkshire who's been held in Africa after he was accused of mass murder say they're cautiously hopeful that he could be allowed home within days.

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"Homecoming" party for imprisoned North Yorkshire pilot

The family of a North Yorkshire pilot who has been imprisoned in the Central African Republic are holding a party at their home in his honour.

David Simpson from Gillamoor, near Kirbymoorside has been in jail since April. He was arrested after reporting a massacre he says he stumbled upon.

David Simpson

His family are holding the party, which was originally intended as a homecoming celebration, to maintain their support for him.

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