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Small plane crashes into North Sea near Germany

ANI | Updated: May 20, 2019 22:52 IST

Hanover [Germany], May 20 (ANI): A small plane carrying an unspecified number of people crashed into the North Sea on Monday, according to the authorities.
Search and rescue operations are underway as the wreckage of the crash was discovered on Monday afternoon, as per Sputnik. Several ships have been deployed in search efforts.
The small aircraft was en route from the German island of Wangerooge to Hanover when the mishap occurred due to difficult weather conditions.
No other details have been made available yet.
This comes after another small six-seater plane crashed and burst into flames in a field near the German town of Egelsbach on Sunday. Three people, including the pilot, lost their lives in the tragedy. (ANI)