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IrelandFather-of-three fighting for life after light aircraft crash in Kilkenny

08:10  29 june  2019
08:10  29 june  2019 Source:

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A father-of-three is fighting for his life in hospital following a light aircraft crash in Kilkenny.

The accident occurred around 9pm at an area known as Gowran Cross, in Co Kilkenny which is located around 10km from the city.

The father-of-three is a well-known and highly respected builder. He was piloting the glider when it mysteriously crash landed.

It is believed, the glider crashed close to the back of his house.

Gardai from Thomastown and Kilkenny city along with fire units and several ambulances.

The Air Accident Investigations Unit (AAIU) were advised by gardaí of the incident and are sending a team of experts to the crash site.

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An investigation has been launched after an aircraft crashed into woodland near an airfield, killing two people and leaving a third fighting for their life . A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "A light aircraft came down and overturned in a patch of woodland half a mile south of A303

THREE men have lost their lives in a light aircraft crash in the province of Guadalajara during the landing process, emergency services reveal. Flight club members say it 'must have been a fault in the controls' or 'something very unusual' that had caused the crash , since there was no obvious reason

Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash or came on the scene in the moments afterwards to contact them on 056-7775000.


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