20 killed when tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps
05 August, 2018, 21:55 | Author: Rachel Logan
All 20 people overseas a German-made Ju-52 plane were killed when the WWII-era aircraft crashed in the Alps, Swiss authorities said on Sunday.
The wreckage of the plane was in a basin at 2,450 metres (8,000 feet) above sea level surrounded on three sides by peaks, a Reuters witness said.
Local media and aviation websites have reported that the plane, which seated 17 passengers along with two pilots and a flight attendant, was fully booked and that no one survived.
On its website, JU-Air mentions one past accident, in 1987, at the Koblenz airport in Germany in which no one was hurt.
JU-Air CEO Kurt Waldmeier told reporters that the plane had undergone a maintenance inspection in July.
He and senior police official Andreas Tobler said the vintage plane lacked "black boxes", the crash-resistant cockpit voice and data recorders that more modern aircraft have. Most were from Switzerland but also a couple and their son from Austria.
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The cause of the crash, which occurred hours after a family of four was killed when their small plane went down further west in the Alps, is under investigation.
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