Three killed in western Germany as microlight plane crashes into house

Three killed in western Germany as microlight plane crashes into house
Firefighters tackle blaze after plane crashes into house in Wesel. DPA
A microlight plane crashed into the roof of a house in western Germany on Saturday, leaving three people dead, including the mother of a young child, firefighters said.

The accident, the cause of which has not been determined, took place in Wesel, a city on North Rhine-Westphalia, according to local police.

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The small plane crashed into an apartment built under the roof of the house, where a woman and her two-year-old child lived, causing a fire which gutted the place.

The mother was among the victims, along with two people aboard the plane, firefighters said.

The child was only slightly injured.

DPA


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