[s-cars] Its a sad day in the World Rally circle if it's true
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 17:25:10 PDT 2007
The post on the Saab92X website was of a news report.
It's sadly true. Colin, his son and two other unidentified passengers (not
his wife, nor daughter, whom were at home) died. Fire has made id'ing the
LL - NY
On 9/15/07, Don Warren <wrc_quattro at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Breaking News
> Crash Helicopter Registered To McRae
> Updated: 21:11, Saturday September 15, 2007
> Sky News
> A helicopter that crashed in rural Scotland today was registered to rally
> driver Colin McRae, it has been revealed.
> Strathclyde Police said there were no survivors after the aircraft came
> down near Lanark this afternoon.
> Rally driver Colin McRae
> It is not known whether the former world rally champion, who has a pilot's
> licence, was on board.
> Police have said extensive damage was done to the twin squirrel helicopter
> and they were not immediately able to confirm how many people had been
> travelling in the craft.
> There will be no formal identification of any victims this evening.
> The air accident investigation team are en route to establish the cause of
> the crash.
> The Scottish Ambulance Service confirmed that its own helicopter was
> despatched to the scene along with three ambulance crews and units from
> Strathclyde Fire Brigade.
> Sky Correspondent James Matthews said: "My understanding is that the
> helicopter involved is registered to Colin McRae, the former world rally
> champion former world rally champion.
> "He lives on an estate where this crash took place, the Jervis Wood estate
> just outside Lanark in the central belt of Scotland.
> "All police will say it that they are in touch with the family to try to
> establish the identity of those on board the helicopter."
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