I was 3ish year old at that time,
playing with twigs in the sand
I have no recollection of this, but both my mum and dad were there… this is what they say happened.
I was playing with twigs, imagining them to be planes and I said "two planes come from opposite and crash" and threw the twigs up in the air. You know, simple child stuff.
We all have crashed planes in our imaginary play-time when we were kids. Nothing alarming about that.
BUT, half an hour later the village skyline went…