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North Weald plane crash investigation under way

An investigation is under way into why a light aircraft crashed into a field in Essex, killing both the pilot and passenger.

The plane had just taken off from North Weald airfield on Saturday afternoon when it came down in a field at Cooksmill Green near Chelmsford and burst into flames.

The passenger who died has been named as 29-year-old Simon Chamberlain from Harlow.

Kevin Burch reports.

  • 31 Mar 2014
  • From the section Essex
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