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McRae and children die in helicopter crash
16/09/2007 - 12:53:50

Rally driver Colin McRae and two children – one his five-year-old son – died in the helicopter crash near his country home, police said today.

Strathclyde Police said they now know the 39-year-old former world champion, his son Johnny, and two family friends died in the aircraft which burst into flames in Lanark, Scotland, yesterday afternoon.

The other victims were named as six-year-old Ben Porcelli, of Lanark, and Graeme Duncan, 37, who lived in France.