Downside plane crash pilot named as Hertfordshire shooting enthusiast
The pilot of the plane who was killed when it crashed into woodland between Chilcompton and Downside Abbey has been named locally as Glenn Paeckmeyer from Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
He was well known in the field of clay target shooting and the discipline representative in the Universal Trench category for the British International Clay Target Shooting Federation.
Shotgun cartridge manufacturer Lyalvale Express paid tribute to Mr Paeckmeyer, describing him as a "true gent".
Mr Paeckmeyer was also director of ABC Charter, the registered owners of the Socata Tobago TB-10 four seater aircraft.
Avon and Somerset Police say they are no longer involved in the investigation surrounding the crash.
A police spokesman said that the matter had been handed to the Civil Aviation Authority Accident Investigation Branch
A spokesman for the CAA said that no details about the case would now be released until they had closed their investigation.
They were unable to so when the investigation would be complete.