" Sadly, there were no survivors, " acting chief inspector Olga Venner told reporters, adding that " no one on the ground has been injured. "Authorities have now identified the jet as belonging to Salem Aviation, a Saudi company based in Jeddah, which is owned by the family of Osama bin Laden. The jet was en route from Milan, where the Bin Ladens also have business interests.
Salem Aviation was named for Osama Bin Laden’s brother, who was killed in separate plane crash in San Antonio, Texas in 1988. The auto auction was being conducted by British Car Auction at the time of the accident, but the crash site occurred in an overflow lot. BCA estimates that 15 automobiles were destroyed.See Also:Light plane crashes into Tokyo suburb" I saw it when it had just happened, and could see the plane and cars in flames, " Andrew Thomas, who was in the process of buying a car at the time of the crash, told the BBC. " The plane nosedived into the cars and exploded on impact. " Other witnesses said the aircraft was trying to evade another plane, though authorities have not confirmed those reports.
ALERT VIDEO Plane crash at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, Englandpic. twitter. com / RnDnrxfDvq— AirLive. net(@ airlivenet)July 31,2015
" I was in a field with the cattle and I heard an aircraft coming very very fast from behind me, " local resident Daphne Knowles said, according to the Daily Mail. " The engines were screaming far too much and the aircraft was trying to land – I’m a glider pilot and I thought it’s far too low to the ground. " Another witness described the plane’s descent. " There was a loud bang and then my son quickly came in to the auction hall where the cashiers are, saying a plane had gone down, ” Joe Ramos told the Daily Mail. “We quickly went back out only to see a private jet had gone over the fence of the airport. "
Osama bin Laden' s half sister, Sana, her husband, and mother said to have died in today' s plane crash in the UK.pic. twitter. com / 0fh1LqNAB7— Rori Donaghy(@ roridonaghy86)July 31,2015
" It’s actually clipped the fence, spun around and crashed into the cars where they are sold, " he added.Osama Bin Laden was killed by US Navy SEALS during a raid of his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Bin Laden was wanted for plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.