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Swiss Plane Crashes near Italian Border (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on Aug, 23 2005 @ 11:16 AM
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Skynews is reporting that a plane load of tourists has crashed near the Italian border. The number of soles on board or type of aircraft is unknown at this time. According to a Reuters News, eye witnesses have stated the aircraft went into a tail spin just before it crashed.
 



www.sky.com
Several passengers on a tourist flight are reported to have been killed after their plane crashed in southern Switzerland.


The plane crashed near the Simplon Pass close to Switzerland's border with Italy.

It was unclear what of plane was involved, where it took off from, where it was going, and how many passengers were on board.

"There are no survivors," said police spokesman Kalber Matten from the site of the crash.

"We still don't know the reason for the crash."

Mr Matten said the plane was about the size of a Cessna, but he was unsure of the make of the plane.


Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


Police are now reporting there are no survivors and that the plane may be the size of a Cessna however they are unsure of the aircraft type.


Since this is the fourth crash in recent weeks it looks like the theory things happen is threes is wrong.






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