Man killed in Earnley flying crash is named

Aerial view of the Selsey coast, close to where the man died

Aerial view of the Selsey coast, close to where the man died

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A man who died in a flying accident in Earnley has been named by police.

Barry Holleran, 42, of Drove Lane, Earnley, crashed into marshland at a nature reserve close to his home and died on March 22.

It is believed that Mr Holleran was flying a paramotor, an engine-propelled paraglider, though Sussex Police have named him as a hang glider.

A police spokeswoman said: “The death is being treated as an accident and the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) is leading on the investigation into the cause of the incident.”

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