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Three dead when a plane crashes into a residential building and goes up in flames in the German city of Wesel


Three dead as an ultralight plane crashes into a house and goes up in flames in the German city of Wesel

  • Witnesses reported to local media that the light aircraft collided with the hot air balloon
  • The crash occurred in the city of Wesel around 35 miles north of Düsseldorf
  • Firefighters and police are on site and the area has been cordoned off

Three people died after a small plane crashed into a house and went up in flames in Germany.

It is also believed that a child was injured in the accident in Wesel, about 35 miles north of Düsseldorf.

The pilot is still missing, according to local media.

Three people died after a small plane crashed into a house and went up in flames in Germany (file picture)

Witnesses told local media that the light aircraft collided with a hot air balloon shortly before the crash.

Firefighters and police are on site and the area has been cordoned off.

The roof of the residential building in North Rhine-Westphalia caught fire after the plane crashed, said a police spokesman.

More will follow.

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