Two folks died Sunday when a light-weight plane crashed right into a automobile because it was trying to land in excessive winds at an aerodrome in jap Belgium, police stated.
The touchdown failed and the aircraft collided with a automobile parked on the street close to the aerodrome in Spa, inflicting each autos to burst into flame, native police commander Jean-Michel Lejeune informed AFP.
“Sadly, we have now two folks useless within the aircraft,” Lejeune informed AFP. “It appears it was a failed touchdown.”
The pilot was German however the investigation is ongoing as to the nationality of the passenger, the officer stated.
In keeping with media stories, the motive force of the automobile had thankfully stepped out for a cigarette break — which nearly actually saved his life.
Pictures on Belgian media present thick black smoke billowing close to the runway and the burned-out hulk of the automobile, as emergency autos blocked off the roads.
Environmental safety officers are additionally reportedly on the scene, to make sure no air pollution to the well-known spring water bottled in Spa.
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