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8 killed by a collision between two tourist planes in the United States

Selava Omar – Xeber24.net – “Agencies”

Media sources reported that two small tourist planes collided with each other while flying over a lake in Idaho, in the northwest of the United States, causing them to be destroyed and drowned in the lake, according to the local police that claimed all eight people on board were killed.

The accident happened on Sunday afternoon, according to witnesses, who reported that the two planes collided with each other over the “Lake Dal Dalin”, which was crowded with swimming pioneers at the weekend. The witnesses added that the rescue teams have recovered three bodies so far.

After the accident, the authorities tried to confirm the exact number of victims, including children, and to identify them.

The statement pointed out that the wreckage of the two planes settled at the bottom of the lake at a depth of about 40 meters, and that rescue teams were able to locate it using the sonar، and the air transport authorities have opened an investigation to clarify the circumstances of the accident

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