PARIS: Three people were killed and one was injured when a small plane with an engine crashed in France.
According to the International News Agency, a single-engine Rubin HR100 aircraft had taken off from the airfield in France, but due to some malfunction, it crashed in the area of Wembrachis.
Eyewitnesses said that they saw the plane swaying and falling to the ground. As soon as it fell to the ground, a fire broke out in the plane. There were 4 people on board. Federal Aviation has formed an inquiry committee to investigate the crash.
Rescue agencies started the rescue operation and contained the fire on the plane and 3 bodies were recovered from the wreckage. One person was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Police say the dead are between 21 and 69 years old and belong to the same family, but the identities of those killed will be revealed only after permission from relatives