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Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 26, 2019

A total of four people died over the weekend and one seriously injured in separate air accidents.

Pixabay Two aircraft accidents kill four over weekend

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.

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