Emergency crews believe all five aboard the light aircraft which crashed into a Hampshire rubber factory have been killed. Assistant divisional fire officer Jerry Leonard said his officers had located the bodies in the wreckage which lies about 15 metres inside the factory on the Blackbushe Retail Park, near Yately. Hampshire Police believe the plane contained three men and two women, both in their 20s, and that the private aircraft, en route to Palma, Majorca, was owned by a local man also believed to be on board. He said it was very unlikely that any of the five occupants would have survived the crash which happened in thick fog and caused a massive fire in the factory. The plane was carrying 2'000 litres of aviation fuel. The twin–engined Beech 200 turbo prop burst into flames after crashing at lunchtime. The plane spiralled out of control just moments after taking off. Mr Leonard said: “The aircraft has been very rapidly engulfed by the fire.”

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