A campaign has begun on Facebook for the German Shepherd Jade which discovered an abandoned baby to be awarded the PDSA's Dickin Medal.
The medal was introduced in 1943 by the charity's founder Maria Dickin and acknowledges 'outstanding acts of bravery displayed by animals', normally with the Armed Forces.
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Witnesses reported seeing someone eject from the aircraft with a parachute before it smashed into the ground then "burned bright orange".
A dry day across the region with bright or sunny spells after a frosty start. However, cloud will tend to increase from the west by evening.
After a cold, bright and frosty start, skies will gradually turn cloudier through the afternoon. However, it will stay dry with light winds.