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Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash


Twenty people died after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside, police said Sunday.

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"The police have the sad certainty that the 20 people aboard perished," police spokeswoman Anita Senti told a news conference.
    The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collectors' item, crashed into the Piz Segnas mountain in the east of the country on Saturday.

Published : August 05, 2018

By : Agence France-Presse Flims, Suisse