sábado, 29 de septiembre de 2012

Nepal Crash Victim 'On Trip Of Lifetime'

The wife of one of seven Britons killed in a plane crash in Nepal said her husband was on the trip of a lifetime and fulfilling his dreams when he died. The British tourists were among 19 people killed when the twin-engine propeller Dornier plane crashed shortly after take-off at about 6.15am (local time) near the capital, Kathmandu. Five Chinese people and three passengers and four crew members from the Himalayan country were also killed. Reports suggest the accident was caused by a bird strike. Local travel company Sherpa Adventures said the British victims were Raymond Eagle, 58, Christopher Davey, 51, Vincent Kelly, 50, Darren Kelly, 45, Timothy Oakes, 57, Stephen Holding, 60, and Benjamin Ogden, 27. The Foreign Office said the families of the victims had been informed. Ben Ogden Vincent Kelly Ben Ogden (L) and Vincent Kelly were among the victims Mr Oakes's wife Angie Gaunt said her husband was a keen mountaineer who always wanted to go to Everest base camp. "He lived life to the full and died doing something he always wanted to do. It should never deter people from living out their dreams," she said from the family home in the Cheshire village of Winwick. "He was going because he always wanted to see Everest. It was the trip of a lifetime; he had always wanted to do it. "If you love the mountains, it is the ultimate. He was with a very close friend, a friend he went to school with. "He was with a tour company he held in very high esteem. When you live, if you live <b>...</b>
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