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Small plane crashes in the Bavarian Forest: two people die - rescue workers on site

2023-03-29T14:37:54.955Z


Witnesses had observed a circling plane, shortly afterwards it disappeared in the Bavarian Forest. Rescue workers are on site.


Witnesses had observed a circling plane, shortly afterwards it disappeared in the Bavarian Forest.

Rescue workers are on site.

Neuschönau - A small plane crashed in the Bavarian Forest on Wednesday, March 29th.

The two occupants - two men - died.

That said a spokeswoman for the Lower Bavaria police headquarters of the German Press Agency.

Two people die in plane crash in Bavaria

According to the information, the crash site is around 500 meters from the national park center near Neuschönau (Freyung-Grafenau district) in the Bavarian Forest.

Debris from the plane was spread over a large area around the crash site, which was only a few kilometers from the border with the Czech Republic.

Witnesses observed a circling plane in the morning, which is said to have disappeared a short time later in a forest near the national park center.

According to the information, numerous emergency services from the police, rescue services, fire brigades and local mountain rescue service are on site.

It is still unclear where the plane took off from, it said.

After a plane crash in Bavaria: the Lusen National Park Center remains closed

The Lusen National Park Center was initially closed due to the crash on Wednesday, and all guided tours were canceled.

The crash site is therefore in the area of ​​​​the animal outdoor area.

According to initial police findings, no animals or enclosures were harmed by the crash.

No animals escaped either.

According to the National Park Center, visitors can see lynx, wolves, bears and other wild animals in the approximately 200-hectare outdoor area.

(came/dpa)

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In August 2022, a fighter plane crashed near the Bavarian border, killing the pilot.

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Source: merkur

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