Plane crash in Swiss Alps kills four

Geneva: Four people died when their light aircraft crashed into the summit of a glacier in the Swiss Alps, police said today, in the late...

Geneva: Four people died when their light aircraft crashed into the summit of a glacier in the Swiss Alps, police said today, in the latest fatal accident to hit the popular tourist region.

The plane went down 3,300 metres (10,800 feet) above sea level at 4:45 pm (1445 GMT) yesterday in an area known as the Dunand Pass, police in southern Valais canton said in a statement.

They identified the plane as a four-seater made by the French firm Robin and which had taken off from Sion airport for "a pleasure flight".

After receiving an alert, authorities dispatched rescue teams to the summit but found the pilot and three passengers dead at the scene.

"The circumstances of the accident have not yet been determined," police added.

The victims have not yet been formally identified.

The accident comes after an unusually deadly winter season in the Swiss Alps that saw multiple hikers killed in a series of avalanches.

-Source: News Agency

COMMENTS


*

Name

AROUND THE GLOBE,289,BY READERS,242,FEATURE,115,GLOBE,10,KERALA,3,Movie,155,SPECIAL STORY,194,TAMILNADU,1,TOP STORY,444,TRAVEL,7,
ltr
item
Local Glob: Plane crash in Swiss Alps kills four
Plane crash in Swiss Alps kills four
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-7eivwUU9enQ/W1xsimqeZBI/AAAAAAAAEIM/lRRUikBc_NA6VEEsiIoU0nO_eOWoMN2jACLcBGAs/s320/plane%2Bcrash%2Bswiss%2Balpse.png
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-7eivwUU9enQ/W1xsimqeZBI/AAAAAAAAEIM/lRRUikBc_NA6VEEsiIoU0nO_eOWoMN2jACLcBGAs/s72-c/plane%2Bcrash%2Bswiss%2Balpse.png
Local Glob
http://www.localglob.com/2018/07/plane-crash-in-swiss-alps-kills-four.html
http://www.localglob.com/
http://www.localglob.com/
http://www.localglob.com/2018/07/plane-crash-in-swiss-alps-kills-four.html
true
8255692317570297677
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy