Four killed in German plane crash

Berlin, Jan 13: Four people were killed when a small plane crashed in Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate state Sunday, police said.

The accident occurred when a business aircraft came down near Sehlem area on the Moselle river Sunday during lunch time, killing all four people on board, Xinhua quoted a police spokesperson as saying. There was dense fog in the area.

The twin-engine jet fighter crashed on a landfill site after damaging a power pole, firefighters said.