A family tribute has been paid to an oxford university student who died during a Varsity ski trip in France.
Poor Weather In Popham Air Crash
An inquest's heard a Dad told his young son to "brace" just before their light aircraft crashed into trees.
Lewis Tonkinson, 50, and Sally Tonkinson, 44, were returning from the Isle of Wight with their six-year-old son when the aircraft they were travelling in came down in woodland by Popham Airfield near Basingstoke in January.
The couple were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, while their son George was treated at Southampton General for life-threatening injuries.
Nine jury members took less than half an hour to return a narrative verdict, as directed by coroner for North East Hampshire, Andrew Bradley.
Reading out the verdict, he said Mr Tonkinson had been ``flying his plane from Bembridge in the Isle of Wight to Bidford airfield near Evesham.
``He encountered poor weather conditions and a technical problem with the aircraft engine.
``In the course of attempts to land at Popham airfield in Hampshire, the engine seized and lost power, then collided with trees and crashed into the ground.''
The couple sustained injuries from which they died at the scene, he said.
Money is being raised for a 21 year old with terminal bone cancer so he can do everything on his bucket list.
A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a 3-year-old died following a crash on the A34 near Hinksey.
An Oxford University student has died during the annual varsity ski trip with students from both Cambridge and Oxford Uni's.
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred location:
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.