Man killed in Earnley flying crash is named

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

Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 2:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:37 pm
Aerial view of the Selsey coast, close to where the man died
Aerial view of the Selsey coast, close to where the man died

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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