2 killed after airplane crashes in eastern Germany

GERMAN PRESS AGENCY - DPA
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Published 26.01.2019 15:39

Two people died in eastern Germany when their airplane crashed on Saturday afternoon.

The light aircraft crashed on Saturday afternoon near the village of Oberbarnim in the district of Maerkisch-Oderland in the state of Brandenburg, which surrounds the capital, Berlin, police said.

The plane took off around 11 a.m. (10:00 GMT) from Strausberg airfield on the outskirts of Berlin.

Further information was not immediately available.

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