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Two killed in North Kent aircraft crash

Contributed by editor on Aug 21, 2004 - 10:06 PM

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TWO KILLED IN NORTH KENT AIRCRAFT CRASH

Two people have died after their microlight aircraft crashed on cliffs near  Warden Point on the Isle of Sheppey.

<FONT color=black>Emergency services were called to the scene after members of the public reported seeing the plane disintegrate in the air.

<FONT color=black>Thames Coastguard said they had received a number of 999 calls from locals who witnessed the crash.

<FONT color=black>Emergency teams said the bodies were recovered by coastguards, but that their identities have yet to be established.

The Civil Aviation Authority are investigating the crash.