There have been two major accidents in Sweden and New Zealand. While 9 people have died in a plane crash in Sweden, a hot air balloon accident in New Zealand, in which many people were injured.
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Sweden Plane Crash: A major accident has happened on the outskirts of the city of rebro, Sweden. A small plane carrying a skydiver crashed here on Thursday night (Plane Accident in Sweden). Nine people have died in this accident. Police said the pilot and eight passengers were among the dead. The incident happened after 7 pm. The plane took off from rebro Airport, about 160 kilometers (100 mi) west of Stockholm.
Swedish Maritime Administration spokesman Karl Johan Linde told broadcaster SVT that the crash was linked to “flying”. Linde also monitors air traffic. The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has sent a team to the site of the accident outside rebro. This place is 164 km from Stockholm. Earlier, the police did not give the number of dead, only said that several people have died and one injured has been taken to the hospital.
aircraft was hired
Local media say that the aircraft DHC-2 Beaver was hired by a local skydiving club to be used for events held in the summer. SVT says that most of the skydiving happens on weekends but this time it has been shown very early in the matter. Earlier in the year 2019 also a similar incident happened. Then a plane carrying a Skydiver crashed in the city of Umea in northeastern Sweden, killing nine people.
accident in new zealand
In New Zealand on Friday, a hot air balloon fell victim to an accident while landing on the ground. In this accident, all 11 people aboard the balloon have been injured, out of which two people have been seriously injured and have been admitted to the hospital. It was told by the company ‘Sunrise Balloons’ that the air balloon kept flying for an hour near Queenstown. The wind speed was normal when the pilot tried to land it at a private runway just before 10 am. “While landing on the ground, the balloon suddenly got caught in the strong winds and the basket in which the passengers were traveling hit the ground,” the company said.
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