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    Aircraft and helicopter collide in mid-air over Buckingham

    Several feared dead after aircraft and helicopter collide in mid-air over Buckinghamshire
    Published time: 17 Nov, 2017

    Several people are feared dead following a midair collision between a plane and a helicopter in the English county of Buckinghamshire, north west of Aylesbury. Wycombe Air Park confirmed both aircraft took off from their site.
    Luxury helicopter rides are common in the area, with passengers able to view English country houses, including Stowe School, Waddesdon Manor, Nether Winchendon House, and Claydon House, from above.

    Wycombe Air Park offers training for new pilots, as well as a take-off spots for experienced flyers. It currently houses “more than 200 aircraft for club members and other airfield users including gliders, rotary wing aircraft and vintage aircraft such as Tiger Moths,” the website says.

    Students from Bucks New University are also understood to use the Air Park as a space to practice piloting.

    One tour operator told RT the area is frequently used for training exercises.

    George from Top Flight Helicopters said: “I have spoken to the local airfield we are based at and it is not one of ours. I really don’t know anything at the moment.

    “The area [the crash] is in is quite big but there is not much air space around there. A lot of people use it for training exercises.”

    https://www.rt.com/on-air/

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    We have an airfield near us that sounds just exactly like the one described above, this could happen anywhere, in fact I'd say considering the amount of air traffic around it's surprisingly rare.

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    Few months before a similar event:
    Booker helicopter crash: Three men injured
    5 May 2017

    Three men have been taken to hospital - one with "life-threatening" injuries - after a helicopter crashed in Buckinghamshire.
    Police and fire crews were called to the Wycombe Air Park in Clay Lane, Booker, just after 09:40 BST.
    South Central Ambulance Service said the aircraft, which had three men on board, ended up on its side.

    Booker helicopter crash: Three men injured - BBC News
    (funny link?)

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    Still no names? Only rumors by "not recognized media"?

    Four dead after helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire manor house

    Read more: Four dead after helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire | Metro News

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klondyke View Post
    Still no names? Only rumors by "not recognized media"?

    Four dead after helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire manor house

    Read more: Four dead after helicopter and plane collide mid-air near Buckinghamshire | Metro News
    What is your particular interest in knowing the names?

    Do you think you know any of them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Klondyke View Post
    Only rumors by "not recognized media"?
    "Lord" Jacob?

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    What is your particular interest in knowing the names?

    Do you think you know any of them?
    it definitely wasn't Nigel Farage, because the media would have mentioned his name, like last time he crashed.

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