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France: 2 small aircraft collide in Paris, no reports of survivors


An ultra-light airplane collided with another small plane on Saturday in France, killing five people. There are no reports of survivors in the aircraft collision in Paris.

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At least five people died after an ultra-light airplane collided with another small plane on Saturday in Paris of France. While two people died in the ultra-light plane, three lost their lives in the other plane in the collision.

There were no reports of survivors in the aircraft collision. The collision occurred in the skies above Loches.

Nadia Seghier, head of the prefecture, the state authority of the Indre-et-Loire region, said that the ultra-light plane fell into an uninhabited area without injuring people on the ground.

About 50 firefighters, 30 gendarmes and aviation specialists were rushed to the collision site, the radio station was quoted as saying by news agency AP.

The cause of the aircraft collision in Paris was not immediately known. An investigation has been initiated.

(With inputs from AP)



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