Bin Laden Family Private Jet Crashes – Video
A private plane, said to be owned by Bin Laden’s family, crashed into a car auction lot near London after going over the runway the runway on Friday afternoon.
The Saudi Arabian plane was attempting to land at the Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, located about 40 miles (65 km) southwest of London.
All four people aboard did not survive according to a Hampshire police spokesperson. The staff and customers at the British Car Auction site escaped unscathed.
“We can confirm that there were four people on board, including the pilot, and sadly there were no survivors. No-one on the ground has been injured,” said Inspector Olga Venner from Hampshire Constabulary.
NBC News reported that a bin Laden family friend told the station that the called a victim’s include Rajaa Hashim, stepmother of Osama bin Laden; Sana bin Laden, Osama bin Laden’s half-sister; and her husband, Zuhair Hashim.
According to one witnesses at the vehicle auction site, Andre Thomas, the £7 million Embraer Phenom 300 jet looked like it “exploded”.
“I saw it when it had just happened, and could see the plane and cars in flames,” Thomas told Express. “The plane nosedived into the cars and exploded on impact.”