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Plane accident in central Germany leaves 3 people dead

Police say three people died after they were hit by a small plane in central Germany

Reported by: AP [ Published on: October 14, 2018 21:30 IST ]
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BERLIN (AP) — Police say three people died after they were hit by a small plane in central Germany as it attempted to take off from an aborted landing.

Police in Hesse state said the victims, two adults and a child, were standing at the edge of an airfield at the Wasserkuppe hill near Fulda, German news agency dpa reported.

They said the Cessna had been attempting to take off after an aborted landing maneuver on Sunday, but failed to gain lift and broke through a barrier, hitting the three.

It wasn't immediately clear whether anyone else was hurt. Police said there wasn't a crowd at the site near the airfield at the time of the accident.

Disclaimer: This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Associated Press (AP) wire.

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