Pilot and passenger die as their 60-year-old aircraft 'drops from the sky' into a back garden

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The wreckage of a 1930s Auster J4 Aiglet being examined in the garden of a house at Chelsfield, near Orpington in Kent, where it crashed yesterday morning, killing the two men on board. They were six minutes into a flight from Biggin Hill airfield when, according to a witness, the engine cut out and the aircraft 'dropped from the sky'. The dead men, both of Kent, were named as Ben Harris, the pilot, from Biggin Hill, aged in his twenties, and Gary Abdee, 17, from Petts Wood.

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