The second man seriously injured after a light aircraft crashed in Warwickshire has now sadly died.
The aircraft crashed into 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.
A spokesperson for the Warwickshire Police Force said: “Next of kin have been notified and officers from Warwickshire Police are supporting the families at this difficult time.”
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Engineers from BAE Systems together with students from Cranfield University, unveiled a futuristic unmanned aircraft concept that uses both fixed and rotary wing flight. The new technology concept - named Adaptable UAVs - can alternate between the two different flight modes in the same mission.
Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using these unmanned aerial vehicles.
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A group of ‘flying doctors’ unveiled its specially adapted aircraft at Saga Airport on Thursday.
The aircraft is a twin-engine turboprop made by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp with a capacity of 10 passengers and one crew member.
The ‘flying doctors’ are a private medical team that offer both medical assistance and disaster relief by air, and are on standby around the clock. The group started in late August following a series of natural disasters in and around Japan, and hope to expand their services to refugee support and other humanitarian assistance in the future.
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British Airways said it is modernising its operation to improve punctuality for its customers by introducing remote-controlled tugs to push aircraft out of gates.
The new tugs replace traditional diesel tugs, allowing a ramp agent to push an aircraft from a gate remotely. The ‘Mototok tugs’ are eco-friendly and will allow staff to prepare aircraft for departure more efficiently.
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A light aircraft with six passengers aboard, including a state minister, skidded upon landing at the Kuching International Airport, luckily no passengers nor the pilots were harmed.
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