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

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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.