BREAKING Fatal mid-air collision involving propeller airplanes above southern Germany

Schwäbisch Hall Airport from above. © Google Maps

Two small private aircraft have collided while on approach to Schwäbisch Hall Airport in southern Germany.

At least two fatalities are reported after an ultra-light and a propeller aircraft collided with each other, six kilometers from the airport. “They were approaching the runway, I can not say more at this point in time“, says a police spokesperson.

One involved airplane was a Cirrus SR20 with registration D-EWTG, it was completely destroyed in the crash. The other one, a Dallach D.4B ultra-light aircraft (registration D-MJEK), burned down.

Germany’s Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung – BFU (Federal Agency for Aviation Accident Investigation) is now investigating the incident, the number of fatalities may rise. Further details are not yet known.

Schwäbisch Hall is a small town in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It is located around 50 kilometers north-east of Stuttgart.

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