Second air crash victim dies
THE second man seriously injured after a light aircraft crashed in Warwickshire has now sadly died.
The plane burst in to flames after crashing in to a field off Wolds Lane, just outside Wolvey, on Thursday afternoon.
Two men – aged 55 and 56 - were airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham having suffered serious burns.
The 55-year-old died in the early hours of Friday morning and now Warwickshire Police have stated that the 56-yearold has also passed away.
A spokesman for the force said: “Next of kin have been notified and officers from Warwickshire Police are supporting the families at this difficult time.
“The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has been notified and is investigating the incident.”
The crash happened at around 4.05pm on Thursday and saw the single-engined aircraft “completely destroyed”, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.
They sent a number of crews to the scene including the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire, while firefighters and police also attended.