Trainer plane kills three in Lebanon


Three people have been reportedly killed in Lebanon’s capital when a small trainer plane crashed on Thursday.

According to a statement by the contry’s military, the rare incident killed the pilot of the plane and a man and woman with the same family name.

Local news sites published images of the wreckage of the small white aircraft lying between trees in the heights above the coastal town of Jounieh.

Small planes in Lebanon are generally used for pilot training, or to take people on joyrides after which they pay for the service.

Also, the aviation authority released a statement aying the Cessna 172 plane belonged to flight training firm Open Sky Aviation and had taken off from Beirut airport at 1.30 p.m. local time before crashing 20 minutes later in the village of Ghosta.

Meanwhile, the public works and transport minister had formed a committee to investigate the incident.


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