Helicopter accident near Burton in Lonsdale, details TBC. North Yorkshire Police confirmed two fatalities. Another report suggests accident occurred during approach/landing, and the presence of a scorched tree in this report indicates a fire occurred, but not whether it was cause or effect.
Pilot/owner (named here as Ian Macdonald) had owned the helicopter from new in 2016 and was familiar with the location. Passenger is quoted as a German national.