Plane Crash Pilot Identified

A PILOT killed in a light aircraft crash on Good Friday has been formally identified. David Boon, 47, of Chepstow Close in Stevenage, was travelling from Panshanger Aerodrome to Jersey when his plane crashed just after 12.30pm into woodland at Steep, near

A PILOT killed in a light aircraft crash on Good Friday has been formally identified.

David Boon, 47, of Chepstow Close in Stevenage, was travelling from Panshanger Aerodrome to Jersey when his plane crashed just after 12.30pm into woodland at Steep, near Petersfield in Hampshire.

Passenger Carol Ann Potter, 49, of Peterborough Road, Farcet, in Peterborough, was also killed when the Piper fixed wing single engine aircraft crashed.

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said visibility in the area at the time of the accident was "very poor".


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"There was very low cloud cover," she added.

Mr Boon was a member of the North London Flying School, which is based at Panshanger Aerodrome.

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The investigation into the crash is being conducted by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

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