The family of Alan Weal who managed to steer his plane clear of residential areas after it was involved in a mid-air collision near Shoreham Airport have paid tribute to him.
"His extensive flying experience helped avert a tragedy greater than that so sharply felt by his family; his mum, wife, two daughters, three grandchildren and his many friends."
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