Elderly dating online
King's Lynn & West Norfolk borough councillor Tim Tilbrook, who represents the village, told the Eastern Daily Press: 'Our thoughts and prayers go to the families. It's a tragedy.'I think people in the village will be shocked.
This is the last thing in the world they would've expected to happen.'It is a beautiful part of Norfolk and for something like this to happen is most unusual.'The coastguard, fire service and ambulance service were initially scrambled to the crash site and experts from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch will be at the scene today trying to piece together how the tragedy happened.
He added: 'It was about 10 minutes, it was really quick.
I didn't hear a crash.'I came round [Steer Road] and there were people here and they said they wondered if the plane had come down.
Many of those being targeted are senior citizens longing to get back in the dating pool."I got lonely and I spent a lot of time on the computer playing games, and I just happened to go to the date site," Janet Cook told us.
When Janet Cook went looking for love online, 17 years after losing her husband, she found someone on the very first day."I liked him you know because he said sweet things and he was very charming and had a kind of a gentle demeanor about him," Cook said.
New statistics out for the last six months of 2014 show, more than 6,400 Americans say they were scammed after visiting online dating sites in the second half of last year.
According to the FBI, that fraud cost users nearly million.
"According to the story, he became very ill and he was in the hospital. Her organization is now warning members that seniors are a prime target for online dating scams."The studies show that as you get older, your ability to decipher deceit declines," Gufferman noted.Meanwhile a postman in the area revealed he saw the plane 'flying in poor weather' moments before it crashed to the ground.Anthony Pittam, 43, said : 'The plane was really low, the clouds were really low and it was quite windy.'They were not the best conditions at all - and visibility was not great.'Mr Pittam said the pilot flew towards the sea bank from the cottages and said the area dramatically filled up with police, ambulance and fireengines after the aircraft went down.Apparently it hit a tree.' A radio enthusiast claimed he overheard a Mayday call from the pilot in the moments before his aircraft came down on the Queen's land.The enthusiast posed a message on aviation site which said: 'I overheard a Mayday call from an Arrow over the Wash; rough running followed by smoke in the cockpit, followed by engine failure.' The four-seat, single engine aircraft is designed for flight training or personal flying.