A light airplane crashed in the San Javier municipality of Murcia in Spain killing two of its occupants
Authorities in Spain have reported that two people died after their light aircraft crashed in the region of Murcia.
According to a report in EuroWeeklyNews on Friday, January 6, the incident took place in the San Javier municipality at 5.08 pm local time, after the plane came crashing down about 500 metres from the Los Garranchos aerodrome.
They were flying a Tecnam Sierra light aircraft.
Emergency services were immediately called to the scene.
After arriving they confirmed that both the occupants of the plane had died.
The two killed included 54-year-old Adolfo Baños, a Second Lieutenant of the General Air Academy (AGA), and 47-year-old Hugo Lopez, an instructor from the Mar Menor Flight Club. Baños was stationed at the NATO airbase in Germany.
The report said both victims died while taking a leisure flight and due to reasons yet to be investigated, the plane was seen falling from the sky and then catching on fire.
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