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Helicopter pilot named

Crash investigators on Island

Police have named the helicopter pilot who was killed in an accident on the Island yesterday.

He was 48 year-old Matthew Chapman from Louth in Lincolnshire.

Mr Chapman died after his Bell Jetranger helicopter crashed in the Baldwin Valley close to the 33rd milestone.

He had just dropped off two passengers at the Creg ny Baa.

Inspectors from the Air Accident Investigations Branch arrived on the Island last night to start their enquiries into what caused the aircraft to come down.

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