Captain's heart problems could be cause of fatal air crash of plane due to fly to Sunderland match
A fatal light aircraft crash could have been caused by the captain suffering a severe heart problem, accident investigators said. Captain Robert Bull, 40, of Hornchurch, Essex, lost control of the plane, which crashed in a field in Chigwell, Essex on October 3 last year.
Both he and First Officer Francis Simmonds, 46, from Luton, Bedfordshire, were killed.
The men had been in charge of one of two planes which could have been used to take West Ham United chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold to the club's game against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
The post-mortem examination of Mr... read more
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