Light plane crash kills 2 in Croatia

11:57, June 17, 2011      

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An ultra-light plane crashed Thursday night near Vrbovec, a town about 30 kilometers east of capital Zagreb, killing all two persons on board, Croatian authorities said.

Zagreb Police Administration said in a statement that the tragedy occurred around 20:20 local time (1920 GMT) at a sport airport near Vrbovec, killing the two persons on board at the scene.

Local media reported that the two victims were the pilot and co- pilot, members of an aerial club.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Source: Xinhua
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