This is in my near neighbourhood and the plane came down only several hundred metres from a large Hospital (Princess Royal) and Sainsburys at Locks bottom. This type of accident has long been feared as they built the new Hospital under Biggin Hill flight path. Now unfortunately it has become a reality.
in the UK is by private helicopter. Closely followed by private light aircraft. This is mainly down to the relative skill levels of the pilots involved, and lack of training in emergency procedures. However, due to the low number of people involved, unless a celebrity is a victim or the aircraft has a notably spectacular prang, it rarely gets more than an odd line or two in the national news.