Police release names of two men who died in light aircraft crash

Karl Hendrickson from North Wales died in the crash Photo: Cheshire Police

Police have released the names of two men who were killed in a light aircraft crash in Churton in Chester.

Karl Hendrickson, 43, from North Wales and John Green, 50, from Surrey, sustained fatal injuries when their aircraft crashed into a field.

Cheshire Police and other emergency services were called to the scene on the outskirts of Chester, at around 8.55pm on Thursday 16th August.

The family of Mr Hendrickson said: "Karl was a loving husband and father. He worked at Airbus for 20 years.

Karl had a passion for aviation and will be missed by his wife, daughter, family and friends."

The Air Accident Investigation Branch are investigating the circumstances of the crash.