Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

A general view of the accident site of a Junkers Ju-52 airplane of the local airline JU-AIR, which crashed at 2,450 meters (8,038 feet) above sea level near the mountain resort of Flims, Switzerland August 5, 2018. Kantonspolizei Graubunden/Handout via REUTERS

FLIMS, Switzerland (Reuters) – All 20 people on board were killed when a small vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps, police said on Sunday. Three Austrians and 17 Swiss were on board the trimotor JU-52 aircraft, built in the late 1930’s as a military aircraft and later used to operate scenic and charter flights, […]

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