PICTURES: No survivors on Cessna Citation 500 as it crashes into residential area in Farnborough

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Source: Flightglobal.com
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Rescue workers are trawling through the wreckage to recover the bodies of five people who were killed after their Cessna Citation 500 crashed into a house in a residential area of Farnborough, Kent, UK.

The Cessna Citation Model 500 aircraft came down in Romsey Close at about 14:30 yesterday. The aircraft is believed to be registered as VP-BGE according to our ACAS Business Aviation database.

The people who live in the damaged house - which was empty at the time of the crash - were away on holiday.

 
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The dead have not been officially identified but are believed to include ex-touring car racer David Leslie and racing team owner Richard Lloyd.

Air accident investigators will study reports the aircraft had engine problems.

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The Cessna Citation Model 500 registered as VP-BGE is believed to be the aircraft in question (Image courtesy of Howard Curtis)