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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Stephen Holding was 'a gentle giant of a man'

Tributes have poured in for the seven British men who died in a Nepal plane crash today.

Timothy Oakes, 57, died alongside Raymond Eagle, 58, Christopher Davey, 51, Vincent Kelly, 50, Darren Kelly, 45, Stephen Holding, 60, and Benjamin Ogden, 27.

Mr Holding was a member of Bremex Mountaineering and Climbing Club.

Club member Matt Morton described him as someone who always had time for others.

I would just say he was a gentle giant of a man.

He was tall, quietly spoken and just a genuinely nice chap - he was always interested in what other people were doing and always happy to have a chat.

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