Monday, August 29, 2011

Three Die as Planes Collide in Austria - 29th Aug 2011

Three people were killed and a pilot was badly injured when two small planes collided Sunday afternoon in an Austrian town.

The accident occurred in Salzburg, a western state of Austria, Xinhua reported.

According to the Austrian Press Agency (APA), the collision occurred some 250 metres from the runway at a height of 40 to 50 metres above the ground at the airfield of Zell am See town.

One of the aircraft was coming from Innsbruck, a western city of Austria while the other was coming from Bavaria, a southern state of Germany. Source