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Deaths of stunt performer and pilot to be investigated

The plane movements before the crash Credit: APTN

Officials including those from the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.

"Show officials believe that the two performers involved did not survive," organisers of the 2013 Vectren Dayton Air Show said in a statement.

They added that no one else was injured in the crash, which happened around 1pm local time.

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Crash victims 'due to take part in Butlins dance festival'

Butlins have confirmed that the five victims killed in a crash in Grimsby were on their way to the Skegness Dance Festival held at Butlins. They were due to take part in the freestyle competition.

ITV News understands that there were two adults and two teenage girls and a baby in the car. The girls were involved in the competition and had competed before.

Grimsby crash site was in 'Dangerous Roads' TV show

The Grimsby stretch of the A18, where five people died in a car crash today, featured in a BBC television programme called Britain's Most Dangerous Roads in 2011.

Five people were killed when a car collided with a lorry near Grimsby today
Five people were killed when a car collided with a lorry near Grimsby today Credit: ITV News

The BBC2 programme claimed it was 25 times more dangerous than the average British motorway, with 20 crashes in the previous three years.

It was also found to be the UK's highest-risk stretch of road for car drivers in a nationwide survey conducted by the Road Safety Foundation in 2010.

Police probe Grimsby crash scene into the night

Humberside Police have cordoned off a road in Lincolnshire as they investigate the cause of a crash that left five people dead today.

The driver of the lorry involved in the crash escaped with minor injuries
The driver of the lorry involved in the crash escaped with minor injuries, police said Credit: ITV News
Five occupants of a car that collided with the lorry were killed
Five occupants of a car that collided with the lorry were killed Credit: ITV News
Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident
Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident Credit: ITV News

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