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UK team to probe plane crash

Air accident investigators from the UK will today begin a probe to learn the cause of a plane crash in Nepal which cost the lives of 19 passengers, including seven Britons.

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Nepal plane crash: Images of Timothy Oakes released

Mountaineer Timothy Oakes was one of seven British tourists killed in today's plane crash in Nepal.

Timothy Oakes was a keen mountaineer Credit: Family handout

Earlier today, his wife Angie Gaunt said:

"He was going because he always wanted to see Everest. It was the trip of a lifetime, he had always wanted to do it. If you love the mountains, it is the ultimate."

Timothy Oakes with his wife Angie at their daughter's graduation Credit: Family handout

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