Family pay tribute to Essex aircraft crash victim

The family of one of the two men killed in a light aircraft crash in Essex have paid tribute to him. Married father-of-one Simon Chamberlain, 29, was travelling as a passenger when the Yak 52 plane downed. Police are yet to name the plane's pilot.

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Air accident investigators sent to crash scene in Essex

Air accident investigators have been sent to probe this afternoon's light aircraft crash in a rural field in Essex, which is understood to have claimed the lives of the two people on board.

A spokesman for the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) confirmed a team had been dispatched to the crash site.

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