Scene of the accident in Rhineland-Palatinate
Photo: Sebastian Schmitt / dpa
Two people were seriously injured when a small plane crashed near Bad Sobernheim in Rhineland-Palatinate.
According to the first findings of the police, the machine took off from a small airfield on Saturday shortly before the accident.
There may have been problems with the engine, said a spokesman.
Further details are not known.
Two rescue helicopters were used to take care of the injured.
The Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigations was turned on to clarify the cause of the crash.
jpz / dpa