A private plane crashed in Austria: no one survived. Photo
On Saturday, November 25, a light aircraft crashed in Austria. There were four people on board, none of whom survived. All of them were Czech citizens.
According to the Austrian ORF, the plane crash occurred in the Alps in the Kasberg ski area near the city of Gmunden, in the federal state of Upper Austria. According to police, the plane was carrying two men and two women.
The police are working closely with the Czech authorities to identify the victims.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. It is known that the plane took off from a small airfield near the city of Příbram in the Czech Republic and was heading to Medulin in Croatia.
Apparently, the plane hit turbulence over Kasberg, which was visible on the radar.
According to police, the Austro Control air safety authority lost the plane on radar and raised the alarm. According to the Aviation Safety Network platform, it was a single-engine Rockwell Commander 112B aircraft.
The Alpine police, rescue service, fire brigade and Red Cross launched a major operation on the snow-covered mountain, during which the wreckage was first discovered and then the crashed plane, the media reported.
As reported by OBOZ.UA, on November 10, a US military plane crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, killing all five soldiers on board. The tragedy occurred during a "planned aerial refueling operation as part of military training."