The two men killed after a light aircraft crashed near the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim yesterday have been named as Lewis Elliott, of Farrenlester Road, Coleraine and Blair Dyson, Rawdon Close, Castle Donington in Leicestershire. Emergency services were alerted to the crash around seven o'clock yesterday evening. The area was sealed off as aviation accident investigators went to the scene. The cause of the crash is still unknown.
Meanwhile a man was killed in a road accident in County Wexford yesterday evening. Gardaí say that the accident happened when a motor cycle and car collided at Boley Hill, Fethard-on-Sea just before six o'clock. Two others were injured in the accident and taken to hospital, but were later released.