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North Yorkshire Police have identified the two men who died in the aircraft crash in Ryedale, on Saturday.
They have formally been named as 21 year old Cameron James Forster from Sussex, and 25 year old Ajvir Singh Sandhu from Essex.
Police say both men were student pilots in the RAF.
Investigations are underway to find out the cause of a plane crash in North Yorkshire which claimed the lives of two people.
The pilot and his passenger, were killed when their light aircraft came down today in fields near Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.
Police were called to the scene this morning by members of the public after the plane crashed into a field just off mains road.
The men were pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the accident is not yet known.
Investigations continue after two people died when their light aircraft crashed in fields near Castle Howard.
A pilot and passenger on board a light aircraft that crashed in North Yorkshire have died.
The aircraft came down in fields between Castle Howard and the A64.
Up to 20 firefighters are at the scene of a light aircraft crash near Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.
Crews were sent from Malton, York and Acomb after the aircraft came down in fields close to the A64 this morning. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service says its firefighters set up foam making equipment around the scene of the crash in case the aircraft caught alight.
Emergency services are at the scene of a light aircraft crash near Castle Howard in in North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire Police received a number of calls from members of the public at around 10.40am. The plane crashed in fields between Castle Howard and the A64. There are believed to be two casualties on board.
The Air Accident Investigation Branch have been informed. Roads in the area have been closed to allow emergency services to deal with the incident and members of the public are advised to keep away from the area.
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Two men killed when their plane crashed into a field were planning to do some aerobatics, it is believed.