Clonbullogue, County Offaly
Emergency Services at the scene of the crash of a light aircraft on the Bog of Allan. The male pilot and a seven-year-old boy died in the crash.
The aircraft, attached to the Clonbullogue Parachute Club, is believed to have crashed minutes after 16 parachutists jumped from the plane.
Air accident inquiry continues after man and young boy die in Offaly air crash (RTE)
Composer James Horner
“James Horner, the Hollywood composer who wrote the Oscar-winning score for Titanic, has died in a California plane crash aged 61. A trained pilot, he is reported to have been alone aboard a small private plane which crashed north of Santa Barbara on Monday morning. The musician worked on three James Cameron films, as well as A Beautiful Mind, Braveheart, Troy and Apollo 13.”
James Horner: Oscar-winning Titanic composer dies in crash (BBC)
James Horner: from Star Trek to Avatar – 10 of his best film scores in clips (The Guardian)