SEVERAL individuals have died after a small plane carrying sky divers crashed in Sweden.
Paramedics rushed to the scene of the incident at Örebro Airport at round 7.20pm immediately.
A small airplane crashed outdoors Örebro in Sweden[/caption]
The incident occurred after takeoff at Örebro Airport[/caption]
Swedish police stated a number of individuals died within the crash – however didn’t specify the precise demise toll.
“It’s a really extreme accident,” Swedish police stated on their web site. “A number of individuals have died.”
Police spokesman Lars Hedelin additionally stated that one particular person had been taken to hospital with severe accidents.
Officers stated the airplane was carrying 9 individuals, together with a pilot and eight parachutists.
Emil Gustavsson, rescue chief on the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre, instructed native TT information company: “It’s a sky diver airplane that has crashed after takeoff.”
Native media stated the airplane caught fireplace after crashing, however the blaze has now been extinguished.
Emergency providers – together with ten ambulances – rushed to the scene, in accordance with stories.
Rescue providers positioned the plane alongside one of many runways, Carl-Johan Linde, spokesman for the Swedish Maritime Authority stated.
The airplane crashed after takeoff at Örebro Airport[/caption]
Emergency providers rushed to the scene of the crash[/caption]
The reason for the accident is just not but identified.
Örebro is the sixth-largest metropolis in Sweden, with about 124,000 inhabitants.
Sky diving programs frequently happen within the metropolis through the summer time months – with a preferred parachute membership based mostly in Örebro.
The town’s airport is the fourth-largest cargo airport in Sweden.
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In 2019, a vacationer airplane carrying 9 individuals crashed right into a Swedish river, killing all passengers.
Horrified eyewitnesses instructed how they heard a loud “bang” earlier than the airplane plunged right into a river outdoors Umea throughout a skydiving journey.
Authorities stated the passengers have been skydivers and a few witnesses instructed Swedish media they noticed parachutists attempting to leap off the airplane simply earlier than the crash.