Monday, August 27, 2007

UK - Plane crash & shooting overshadows Bank Holiday

Police at the scene of the crash

A man and a three year old child have died in a plane crash 50 metres from the busy M25 in the UK. A woman who was thrown clear from the wreckage was injured and taken to a nearby hospital. Her injuries were not thought to be life threatening. The crash happened at around 15:00 GMT [16:00 local time] near Brentwood, Essex [BBC]. The tragedy came at the end of a hot Bank Holiday weekend in the UK. Meanwhile at the Notting Hill Carnival a man was shot. At least one arrest has been made in connection with the shooting.

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