The family of a 22-year-old man who died in a road traffic collision on Sunday (have a released a picture of their 'perfect son'. Jack Webster was killed when his car crashed on the B4477 slip road from the A40 towards Brize Norton.
Officers were called to the scene shortly after 5am. Two other people were also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The RAF said it was “deeply saddened” by the death of Jack, who was based at RAF Brize Norton.
The friends and family of three soldiers killed in Afghanistan paid emotional tributes to them today as their bodies were flown back to the UK. There was applause for the servicemen. Divya Kohli reports.
Guildford soldier Lieutenant Andrew Chesterman of 3rd Battalion, The Rifles and Lance Corporal Matthew Smith of the 26 Engineer Regiment - who grew up in Aldershot - were both killed by small arms fire. The body of Guardsman Jamie Shadrake was also flown into RAF Brize Norton.
Corporal McCarthy leaves behind his father John, mother Sarah, sister Jodie, his partner Sarah and his niece Miajay and nephew Kyron.
Brent was a loving sensitive young man. He excelled at sport and had the whole world in front of him. He loved his family dearly and will always be a hero to his niece Miajay. Brent will be sadly missed not only by us but also by his loving partner Sarah and her devoted family. Life will never be the same for any of us. We will love you always. God bless."
An airman based at RAF Brize Norton was one of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan. Corporal Brent John McCarthy and Lance Corporal Lee Thomas Davies, from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, were shot by someone dressed as a member of the Afghan Police Force in Helmand province on Saturday.
They were serving as part of an advisory team and were providing security for a meeting with local officials when the attack happened. Cpl McCarthy was assigned to RAF Brize Norton in July 2009, where he volunteered to deploy with 174 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police.