Small plane crashes on multi-family house in residential area - three Dead

When a small plane crash on a house in the lower Rhine Wesel died on Saturday of three people. The attic apartment of the house caught fire and was destroyed, a

Small plane crashes on multi-family house in residential area - three Dead

When a small plane crash on a house in the lower Rhine Wesel died on Saturday of three people. The attic apartment of the house caught fire and was destroyed, according to fire completely. In the apartment, a woman lived with her two-year-old child, said the Deputy head of the fire brigade in Wesel, Robert Meyboom.

The child got slightly injured to be saved. As the "Waz" reports, citing Weseler mayor, is dead, a single mother. In the case of the other two Victims were probably the two occupants of the Ultra-light aircraft, said Meyboom. David Young/Reuters Wesel: firefighters search the damaged residential building to the tracks.

the plane broke up, apparently, in the air apart

the Chairman of The Association of air sports friends Wesel-Rheinhausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Achim Strobel, assumes that the plane was just started earlier at the airport in Wesel. On Board two men were, he told the German press Agency dpa. In the case of the plane it was the model TL 96, which was applied as a so-called air sports equipment.

In the vicinity of the crash site, the rescuers found a parachute. The police suspect that it is the emergency brake parachute of the aircraft. David Young/Reuters Wesel: firefighters stand in a damaged house on a ladder.

"The Explosion I crash seen,"

Why the plane was still unknown. According to police, there were indications that it was previously broken apart. In the surroundings, there are several aircraft were found parts. "The house was Burning, the people were dissolved and stood there in the Smoke. We have helped you to get out of there. The Explosion I have seen in the sky is gone. With a ball of fire,“ said a augenzeu went to the "image"-newspaper.

The crash caused a large-scale deployment of the rescue forces. Several helicopters and rescue dogs were involved. Emergency chaplains were on-site.

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Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 18:27

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