Two die in Bremen plane crash

The Local
The Local - [email protected] • 1 Aug, 2014 Updated Fri 1 Aug 2014 14:47 CEST
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UPDATE: Two men died on Friday afternoon when a plane crashed in Bremen, causing a fire and a series of explosions in a warehouse near the city's airport.

The light aircraft with the two men onboard crashed into a warehouse storing car tyres near Bremen Airport.

Police said the aircraft was on a training flight and took off from the airport at 12.45pm. Three minutes later, it crashed. 

The two men in the aircraft died on impact and a series of explosions followed, the Weser Kurier reported.

The aircraft is believed to be a Saab Safir. 

Videos from the scene show plumes of smoke from the crash site spreading across the area.

According to the Weser Kurier, around 100 firefighters and ten fire engines were at the scene on Friday afternoon.



The Local 2014/08/01 14:47

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