May 6, 2010
Editor’s note: In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. –Franklin D. Roosevelt. Farage has criticized the “low grade bank clerk” Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Union. Farage has accused EU MEPs of “betraying their national democracies” in allowing the Lisbon treaty to pass.
The former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage has been injured in a plane crash in Northamptonshire.
The plane carrying two people crashed at Hinton in the Hedges Airfield at Steane, near Brackley, at 0759 BST.
Mr Farage was taken to hospital in Banbury with non-life threatening injuries, and the pilot was transferred to University Hospital in Coventry.