Colin McRae is feared dead in copter crash

Submitted by sabelt on Sun, 16 Sep 2007 - 20:54

Colin McRae, the former world rally driving champion, is feared dead in a helicopter crash in Scotland.The aircraft burst into flames after it came down at about 4.10pm in woodland near McRae's family home in Jerviswood, Lanark, killing everyone on board. Police have now confirmed that four bodies were found inside the wreckage of the helicopter that was owned by McRae.They said he was believed to be onboard the aircraft, but added formal identification was still to take place.

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read newspaper today that

"David Richards and his wife escaped serious injury when the helicopter in which they were flying crashed north of London."

55-year-old Richards, chief executive of Prodrive who run Subaru's World Rally team and his wife walked out of wreckage when their helicopter crashed near North Weald airfield." -- The Sun, 18 September 2007. page 30

Wow, Subaru team again?

[quote=luen]read newspaper today that

"David Richards and his wife escaped serious injury when the helicopter in which they were flying crashed north of London."

55-year-old Richards, chief executive of Prodrive who run Subaru's World Rally team and his wife walked out of wreckage when their helicopter crashed near North Weald airfield." -- The Sun, 18 September 2007. page 30

Wow, Subaru team again?

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....time to Mandi Bunga....get Nohad's advice...kap!

[quote=naza][quote=luen]read newspaper today that

"David Richards and his wife escaped serious injury when the helicopter in which they were flying crashed north of London."

55-year-old Richards, chief executive of Prodrive who run Subaru's World Rally team and his wife walked out of wreckage when their helicopter crashed near North Weald airfield." -- The Sun, 18 September 2007. page 30

Wow, Subaru team again?

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....time to Mandi Bunga....get Nohad's advice...kap![/quote]

mandi bunga.. i think they need to jump over the burning flame or something

FIA STATEMENT OF CONDOLENCE
16.09.2007

The FIA has received a notification from the Strathclyde Police regarding the helicopter crash in Jerviswood, Lanark, yesterday. The police have confirmed to the FIA that there were four people, two adults and two young children on board the helicopter.

The Police believe the passengers to be Colin McRae and his son Johnny; Ben Porcelli, one of Johnny’s friends, and Graeme Duncan a McRae family friend.

The FIA extends sincere condolences to the families of all those involved in this awful accident.

Colin McRae made an enormous contribution to motor sport and his spectacular driving style endeared him to fans throughout the world.

The thoughts of all those in the motor sport community are with the families and friends of those touched by this tragedy.