POLICE have today named the two men who were killed in a plane crash in Perthshire.
Andrew Thompson, 37, from Chester and John MacKinnon, 53, from Ross-shire were in a light aircraft which left Inverness Airport and went missing, four miles west of Dundee yesterday afternoon.
The plane was due to land at Dundee Airport at noon, but when it lost communication a major search and rescue operation was launched.
Wreckage of the plane was later found near Abernyte in Perthshire and police confirmed the two men had died.
A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal and the crash is being investigated by Police Scotland.