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Man from York dies in Ireland plane crash

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7:44am 11th February 2011
(Updated 8:45am 11th February 2011)

Tragedy in York.

A man who lived in the city died yesterday when a plane crashed in Ireland

Information is starting to emerge about the crash which killed 6 people at Cork airport.

27 year old Andy Cantle was a co-pilot on the fateful flight which tried to land in heavy fog.

He lived in York with his girlfriend Beth Webster

Andrew's Parents have paid tribute to their son.

His mum Ann said to a morning paper:

"He lived for planes. Being a pilot was all he ever wanted to do since he was a little boy."

A relative of Ireland's President was also killed along with 2 Northern Ireland businessmen, a Briton, and a Spanish pilot .

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