German Plane Crashed Near Skopje, 6 People Killed


German plane crashed near Skopje, 6 people killed

Skopje, (Pakistan Point News – 7th September, 2016) : A small German private plane travelling from the north Italian city of Treviso has crashed in a mountainous region of Macedonia Tuesday afternoon near Macedonian capital Skopje, killing 6 people onboard. According to local media reports, the plane took off from Italy's Treviso and it planned to land in Macedonia to be supplied with fuel. The radar system lost plane’s location when it was 10 kilometers away from the runway of Alexander the Great airport in Skopje. The Macedonian Interior Ministry confirmed that Airport Control reported the incident at 5:40 p.m. local time (1540 GMT). The plane was later found crashed in the village Vetersko, Veles, near Skopje. Rescuers and firefighters have been sent to the site.