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Many feared dead as plane crashes close to airport shortly after takeoff

Many feared dead as plane crashes close to airport shortly after takeoff

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Abuja Plane Crash

Multiple people have died after a plane carrying nine people crashed close to the airport shortly after takeoff.

 

The skydiver aircraft plummeted to the ground 200m from a runway at Orebro Airport in Sweden around 7.25pm on Thursday, July 8.

 

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The plane caught fire after crashing.

 

 

Lars Hedelin, spokesman for Bergslagen Police, confirmed that several people died.

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Multiple people dead as plane crashes close to airport shortly after takeoff in Sweden

It is believed that eight parachutists and a pilot were on board.

 

Rescue chief Per-Ove Staberyd told TV4 that two people were taken to hospital.

 

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Pictures show police cars and ambulances at the scene. Firefighters were also there to extinguish the fire.

 

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