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Small plane crash in Switzerland kills 3

Small plane crash in Switzerland kills 3

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Geneva, Aug 5: A small plane has crashed near a summer camp in Switzerland, killing two campers and the pilot, officials said. A teeger was also seriously injured in the crash of the single-engine plane on Friday, organised at the Aero-Club of Switzerland camp in the eastern canton of Graubunden, police said, Xinhua reported.

A 17-year-old female camper was badly hurt in the crash in the eastern canton of the Grisons and the cause was still under investigation, the Swiss News Agency reported. “When I heard about the terrible accident this morning my world was shattered,” camp director Yves Burkhardt told reporters, the Swiss tiol broadcaster reported on its website Swissinfo. Burkhardt said that the sightseeing flight at the weekend was to have been a highlight for nearly 200 youngsters at the holiday camp that had operated without incident for 35 years. (IANS)

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