Friends pay tribute to Staffordshire man killed in Nepal plane crash

A retired teacher from Staffordshire has been killed in a plane crash while on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Himalayas.

Stephen Holding was one of seven Britons who died when the aircraft came down near Kathmandu in Nepal.

Mr Holding, who was 60 and a keen mountaineer, was about to begin a trekking holiday in the region around Mount Everest. Our correspondent Peter Bearne reports.

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