Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend
A total of four people died over the weekend and one seriously injured in separate air accidents.
A light aircraft crashed on the Simplon Pass yesterday morning, killing the pilot and two passengers, one was a small child.
Witnesses say the plane exploded on impact. Valais police say the small Piper plane had taken off from canton Vaud and was heading to Italy.
On Saturday afternoon, a helicopter crash killed a 59 year old man and a 56 year old woman was seriously injured.
Both accidents are being investigated.