Daily uk news Heartbroken family pay tribute to helicopter pilot, 66, killed alongside a passenger after his chopper plunged into a field near his North Yorkshire home 'where he was housing Ukrainian family'  PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Pilot Ian MacDonald (left), 66, tried to land his helicopter near his home in the Yorkshire Dales when the crash occurred, killing both him and his passenger - understood to be a German national.

Daily uk news Heartbroken family pay tribute to helicopter pilot, 66, killed alongside a passenger after his chopper plunged into a field near his North Yorkshire home 'where he was housing Ukrainian family'  PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Pilot Ian MacDonald (left), 66, tried to land his helicopter near his home in the Yorkshire Dales when the crash occurred, killing both him and his passenger - understood to be a German national.

Daily uk news  Heartbroken family pay tribute to helicopter pilot, 66, killed alongside a passenger after his chopper plunged into a field near his North Yorkshire home 'where he was housing Ukrainian family'  PremierLeague-News.Com
21 June 2022 - 13:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Tributes have flooded in for the two men who died after a helicopter crashed into a field on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.Ian MacDonald, 66, tried to land his 2016 Guimbal Cabri G2 near his home when the tragedy occurred, killing him and his passenger, a German national named locally today as Admarsu.North Yorkshire Police confirmed the deaths after emergency services scrambled to Burton-in-Lonsdale, a village of around 600 people. No one else is believed to have been on board the aircraft.Video of the aftermath showed at least four fire trucks and an air ambulance at the scene, close to Bentham Road.  The helicopter is understood to have come down at around midday. Locals from the nearby Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park caravan site, in Ingleton, said they were left in 'shock' following the crash on Monday. Admarsu - whose last name has not been confirmed - was staying with a local family as part of a farming exchange programme.Cllr Peter Thompson, chairman of Burton in Lonsdale Parish Council, said the youngster had been living and working as a volunteer on a local organic farm and had been close to completing his three-month exchange trip when he tragically died.Peter also confirmed that Mr Macdonald - a pilot who ran a local leisure flight business - was the second man who died in the crash, adding that he was 'hugely experienced'.He said: 'The young man was called Admarsu, we didn't know his surname. He had been here three months.'He was on a 'WWOOF' exchange, which is the World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms.'He was staying for three months with a family in the village, and he was coming to the end of the three months. He had settled in the village extremely well.'He was very popular. He had been involved in the village Jubilee celebrations. He had taken part in quizzes and he was just a really nice lad.He added: 'The pilot was Ian Macdonald. It was his own helicopter. He was hugely experienced, and he did leisure trips for local people.'Ian was closely involved with the management of the village shop for many years, and he was very popular.'Peter said the crash had come as a huge shock to the local community, which numbers around 600 people.He said: 'We knew who had a helicopter on the outskirts of the village, but we didn't want to assume it was Ian and that he had a passenger with him.'Just 600 people live in the village. A lot of people have lived here for a number of years and know each other very well, so it's quite a close community.'Mr MacDonald's heartbroken partner Julia Smith posted a photograph of him on social media, The Sun reports.Her mother Audrey wrote: 'With great sadness my daughter Julia's partner Ian has been killed in a helicopter accident on Monday June 20 - love from all of us xx.'  66-year-old Ian MacDonald (pictured with his partner Julia Smith) tried to land his 2016 Guimbal Cabri G2 near his home on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales when the tragedy occurred, killing both him and a passenger, believed to be of German nationality  Pilot Ian MacDonald, 66, and his passenger died after their helicopter crashed into a field on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales today. 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Pictured: The cause of the crash today is not yet known There was a huge emergency services response with ambulance, fire and police all at the scene of the helicopter crash near Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire The scorched tree (centre) is said to be where the helicopter crashed more videos 1 2 3 Watch video Grant Shapps: We will change the law for any future train strikes Watch video Gary Lineker admits receiving racist abuse due to his 'darker skin' Watch video Wild moment man fights off mammoth charging croc with a frying pan Watch video Newly-wed woman tragically dies during their honeymoon Watch video 9 year old girl passes out multiple times while on slingshot ride Watch video Bus driver argues with woman after she boards with fried chicken Watch video RMT union boss Mick Lynch confirms strike action will go ahead Watch video Mother's 50th birthday descends into hilarious brawl of the century Watch video Shocking moment man pulls gun on dad holding his baby at gas station Watch video Horrifying moment a pitbull attacks small dog in stroller at restaurant Watch video Delhi bound Spice Jet flight catches fire after suspected bird strike Watch video 'Feelings can't trump reality': Former Olympian Sharron Davies DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.molFeCarousel.init('#p-38', 'channelCarousel', { "activeClass" : "wocc", "pageCount" : "3.

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. It's a manoeuvre he has done many, many times.'He is a lovely man. He is currently housing a Ukrainian family. I don't know what they will do now.'  North Yorkshire Police added: 'A full investigation is under way into the cause of a helicopter crash near Ingleton.'The incident happened shortly before midday in a field off Bentham Road near Burton in Lonsdale.'Two people were sadly killed as a result of the crash. Their families are being supported by specially trained officers.'There was not believed to be anyone else on board the helicopter. 'There is a full road closure at the A65 and at the junction of Bentham Moor Road. People are urged to continue to avoid the area. We thank local residents for their patience and co-operation.' Burton in Lonsdale is a farming area close to the border with Lancashire and Cumbria. One of the Rivers Edge Holiday Home & Lodge Park staff members confirmed that people from the site had 'assisted' with the incident but would not give any further details.She said: 'There was a crash. People from the site went over and assisted. The manager is a bit in shock.'Witness Bez Beresford, who took photographs and recorded video of the scene today, said there were 'dozens of emergency vehicles' present in Burton-in-Lonsdale, which is near the border with Lancashire and Cumbria.Ben Slinger, 35, the manager of a local fabrications business said: 'The fire crew were searching up and down the fields, and there was a police helicopter with a thermal imaging camera.'It certainly looked like they were looking for somebody. We could see the fire brigade searching the fields.' more videos 1 2 3 Watch video Grant Shapps: We will change the law for any future train strikes Watch video Gary Lineker admits receiving racist abuse due to his 'darker skin' Watch video Wild moment man fights off mammoth charging croc with a frying pan Watch video Newly-wed woman tragically dies during their honeymoon Watch video 9 year old girl passes out multiple times while on slingshot ride Watch video Bus driver argues with woman after she boards with fried chicken Watch video RMT union boss Mick Lynch confirms strike action will go ahead Watch video Mother's 50th birthday descends into hilarious brawl of the century Watch video Shocking moment man pulls gun on dad holding his baby at gas station Watch video Horrifying moment a pitbull attacks small dog in stroller at restaurant Watch video Delhi bound Spice Jet flight catches fire after suspected bird strike Watch video 'Feelings can't trump reality': Former Olympian Sharron Davies DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.molFeCarousel.init('#p-45', 'channelCarousel', { "activeClass" : "wocc", "pageCount" : "3.0", "pageSize" : 1, "onPos": 0, "updateStyleOnHover": true }); }); An overhead view shows emergency services at the scene of the helicopter crash near Burton-in-Lonsdale The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has also been informed about the crash. Pictured: The scene with firefighters and police walking around the area in the green fields as a fire truck is parked by a fence  North Yorkshire Police said that two people have died after a helicopter crashed in a field near Burton in Lonsdale. Pictured: The scene of the fatal helicopter crash near Burton The small town of Burton-in-Lonsdale (pictured) has an estimated population of around 600Mr Slinger said his attention was only drawn to the crash when an air ambulance arrived on scene after mid-day.He said: 'I didn't hear anything. The first I heard was the ambulance. I then had a look round to see what was happening.'We don't get many helicopters landing round us. I sort of know the person who farms the field. My first concern was something happening to him.'Then I found out it was a helicopter crash, which was a shock.'One mother, who wished not to be named, said she went to pick her daughter up from nursery and saw the emergency services, but did not see or hear anything unusual at the time of the crash.She said: 'There was police and fire engines everywhere and I saw the air ambulance. I thought there might have been a car crash, I didn't realise it was a helicopter. It's shocking.'A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said earlier today: 'Emergency services are at the scene of an incident off Bentham Road near Burton-in-Lonsdale, where a helicopter has crashed into a field. The incident happened shortly before midday. People are strongly urged to avoid the area.' A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokesman said: 'Yorkshire Ambulance Service dispatched a number of resources to the scene.'It also confirmed this included an air ambulance but would not say the number of casualties. A team from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch been informed about the crash and are on-route to the site. A spokesperson for the AAIB said: 'We have been notified of an accident near Burton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire involving a light helicopter.'An investigation has been launched and a team of inspectors are travelling to the accident site to begin making enquiries.'

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