October 30, 2020, 7:57

Five Killed as Tourist Plane Collides With Microlight Aircraft in France, Report Says

Five Killed as Tourist Plane Collides With Microlight Aircraft in France, Report Says

Five Killed as Tourist Plane Collides With Microlight Aircraft in France, Report Says
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Fire brigades and aviation experts have remained on the site of the accident which reportedly occurred at about 4:45 pm local time.

Five people were killed after a tourist plane and a microlight aircraft collided in Loches, Indre-et-Loire, in west-central France, on Saturday, France Bleu radio reported. 

The five victims comprise the microlight’s two occupants and three people from the tourist plane, the report added. 

​The mayor of Loches, Marc Angenault, has said that the two aircraft fell in gardens but did not cause much damage on the ground.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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