Second plane crash in a week

0

THE COSTA DEL SOL has seen its second air crash in just one week after a plane belonging to a pilot school smashed through a fence at the end of a runway in Velez Malaga, almost ending up in a riverbed.

The plane, which was carrying three people onboard, was travelling from Malaga to San Javier in Murcia when it made a stop at El Trapiche airfield in Velez Malaga. For reasons as yet unknown the plane did not stop on the runway after landing, instead hurtling through a fence.

Those on board were unharmed although the plane suffered damage.

The crash is the second in the Costa del Sol in one week after three Germans were killed when their light aircraft came down in the hills above Alcaucin while participating in an air rally.

The plane was travelling to Granada when it veered off-course and came down over the mountains. Investigators are now trying to pin down the exact cause of the crash.

Two others were also killed on January 19 this year after their plans crashed after take-off in Velez Malaga and exploded in an avocado farm.

LEAVE A COMMENT

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

We welcome comments from readers on our website and across our social networks. We invite you to discuss issues and share your views and we encourage robust debate and criticism provided it is civil.

However we reserve the right to reject or edit comments that:

• Contain offensive language
• Include personal attacks of any kind
• Are likely to offend or target any ethnic, racial, nationality or religious group
• Are homophobic, transphobic, sexist, offensive or obscene
• Contain spam or include links to other sites
• Are clearly off topic
• Impersonate an individual or organisation, are fraudulent, defamatory of any person, threatening or invasive of another’s privacy or otherwise illegal
• Are trolling or threatening
• Promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services

You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us, without limitation, in any format.