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Switzerland: Several people killed in small plane crash

Nidwalden canton (state) police said that the aircraft went down near the town of Hergiswil today morning.


PTI 04 Aug 2018, 12:57 PM
  • Police said that the aircraft had burned and officials haven't yet been able to ascertain the exact number and identity of those who died. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Police in central Switzerland says that a small plane has crashed in a forest, killing several people.

Nidwalden canton (state) police said that the aircraft went down near the town of Hergiswil today morning.

They said in a statement that authorities had to send up a helicopter to extinguish the resulting fire before rescue workers could get to the scene.

Police said that the aircraft had burned and officials haven't yet been able to ascertain the exact number and identity of those who died.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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