Aircrash victims identified

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View across Skipness to the Kilbrannan Sound. Arran on the left of the picture and the Calmac ferry at Clonaig.
View across Skipness to the Kilbrannan Sound. Arran on the left of the picture and the Calmac ferry at Clonaig.

Two men killed when a light aircraft, a Piper PA-28, crashed two miles off the coast of Skipness, between Kintyre and the Isle of Arran, on Thursday May 25  have been named.

Anthony Woodward, 62, and Robert Archer, 57 were travelling from Oban Airport to Carlisle. The alarm was raised when they did not arrive at their destination.

Relatives have been informed and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.