Two die in fireball jet smash.
The 43-year-old pilot and his passenger were killed instantly when the single-engined Jet Provost, a former RAF training plane, crashed in a field near Woolaston, Gloucestershire, minutes after take-off.
Air accident investigators were examining the wreckage yesterday .
Last night, police superintendent Philip Sullivan said: "We don't know why this plane crashed but we are very grateful it landed where it did.
"Pilots who are trained will know everything they can do to avoid or minimise damage."
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Aug 2, 1999|
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