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Mountaineer Timothy Oakes was on the trip of a lifetime with an old school friend when he died in a plane crash in Nepal, his tearful wife said.
Angie Gaunt, speaking from the family home in the Cheshire village of Winwick, said her husband worked in education and had one daughter.
"Tim was a mountaineer. He lived life to the full and died doing something he always wanted to do," Mrs Gaunt said.
"He was with a very close friend, a friend he went to school with. He was with a tour company he held in very high esteem."
Prime Minister David Cameron offered his condolences to the families of the seven British tourists killed in a plane crash in Nepal. He said:
"It is an absolutely horrific incident and my thoughts go out to the families concerned. We are doing everything we can to contact the next of kin and the British ambassador is very much on the case"
The law firm that employed Ben Ogden, one of the British tourists killed in a plane crash in Nepal, has paid tribute to the 27-year-old in a statement:
Responding to news of the fatal plane crash in Nepal, which killed seven British people, Prime Minister David Cameron said: "It is an absolutely horrific incident and obviously I feel for the families concerned.
"We are doing everything we can to inform the next of kin. I know our ambassador in Nepal is on the case and on the spot dealing with it. Obviously we will have to find out exactly what happened.
"It is a deeply, deeply tragic case."
The seven British victims of today's plane crash in Nepal have been named.
The British victims were identified by local travel company Sherpa Adventures as Raymond Eagle, 58, Christopher Davey, 51, Vincent Kelly, 50, Darren Kelly, 45, Timothy Oakes, 57, Stephen Holding, 60, and Benjamin Ogden, 27.
The Foreign Office has confirmed that seven British people died in today's plane crash in Nepal.
Explore Worldwide, the Hampshire-based adventure travel company, has confirmed that seven people who were involved in the plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal, were clients of the company.
Their tour guide, a local Nepalese, was also onboard.
The Foreign Office have confirmed that they have spoken to all of the families of the British victims involved in the plane crash in Nepal today.
The number of Britons involved in the incident has yet to be confirmed.
Journalist Thomas Bell, who has been in Kathmandu, Nepal today, described to ITV News how the fatal plane crash reportedly occurred, after meeting with several eyewitnesses.
British Ambassador to Nepal John Tucknott has visited Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, according to The Foreign Office.
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A group of British tourists are among 19 people who died today in a plane crash in Nepal.