Accidents: Two dead after a small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest

Two people died when a small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest on Wednesday.

Accidents: Two dead after a small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest

Two people died when a small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest on Wednesday. The two male people are the occupants of the plane, said a spokeswoman for the police headquarters in Lower Bavaria of the German Press Agency.

The police were initially unable to provide any further information about the dead or the causes of the crash. The question of where the plane took off from is still being determined.

According to the information, the crash site is about 500 meters from the national park center near Neuschönau in the Bavarian Forest. Debris from the plane was spread over a large area around the crash site, which was only a few kilometers from the border with the Czech Republic.

National Park Center closed

Witnesses observed a circling plane around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, which is said to have disappeared a short time later in a forest near the national park center. Numerous forces from the police, rescue services, fire brigades and local mountain rescue services rushed to the crash site.

The Lusen National Park Center was initially closed due to the crash on Wednesday, and all guided tours were canceled. The crash site is therefore in the area of ​​​​the animal outdoor area. According to initial police findings, no animals or enclosures were harmed by the crash. No animals escaped either.

According to the National Park Center, visitors can see lynx, wolves, bears and other wild animals in the approximately 200-hectare outdoor area.

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