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The father of Gary Vickers who was killed in a plane crash on Friday in Broughton has paid tribute to him.
Gordon Vickers said: "The accident with my Son Gary has been a great loss. We extend our condolences to Kaye's family.
"We would like to thank everybody who has sent their condolences.
"Gary was flying from Paris to Hawarden with his partner Kay Clarke when the accident happened.
"He was without doubt a very accomplished Pilot. Very meticulous in his approach to Flying. We both started flying about 15 years ago."
Mr Vickers said flying was his son's passion, adding: "Sadly there is always a risk. It is very sad that two lives have ended this way. We would like to thank the emergency services at Hawarden for their prompt attendance."
A woman killed in an air crash on the North Wales border has been named.
Kaye Clarke, 42, from Chester, died following the incident at Hawarden airfield near Broughton on Friday.
The pilot, Gary Vickers,was also killed after the aircraft crashed near the runway.
A man and woman have been killed when a light aircraft crashed at an airport on the border with North Wales.
The twin-engine plane came down next to the runway at Hawarden Airport near Broughton, just a few miles from Chester.