Recent News

Brookmans Park Newsletter
content created by the community for the community


Local history
Local walks
North Mymms News

Cookie policy
Editorial policy
Forum agreement
Privacy policy

Police officers die in air crash

The crashed helicopter in a field off Station Road, Welham Green
The crashed helicopter in a field off Station Road, Welham Green
Camera courtesy of Fujifilm
Two off-duty police officers from the Hertfordshire force died yesterday when the microlight aircraft they were travelling in was in collision with a small helicopter over Welham Green.

Police say the two officers were in their 40s, but they are not releasing the names until all family members have been informed.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said their thoughts are with the families of the dead men. Close relatives are currently being comforted by family, friends, and police family liaison officers.

The pilot of the helicopter was taken to the QEII hospital in Welwyn Garden City suffering from a broken leg, the passenger was taken to Barnet General with minor injuries.

The Civil Aviation Authority and Hertfordshire Constabulary are investigating the circumstances of the incident. Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the crash, which happened just before 1300 yesterday in the Dixons Hill Road area of Welham Green.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 01707-354236. The crash is being discussed in this site's forum

6 July 2004

Related News
Two killed in mid-air collision - 6 July 2004

Search this site or the rest of the Internet
This site The Internet
Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0