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Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

National News // July 30, 2018

Valais police have identified the four victims who were killed in a light aircraft crash on Friday evening.

pixabay Dead passengers in light aircraft crash identified

The 54-year-old pilot and his 21-year-old son from Valais and a 59-year-old Danish woman and her 20-year-old son died when the plane which was on a sightseeing trip from Sion crashed into the Mont-Durand glacier on Friday.

Rescuers reacted quickly as the 4-seater plane sent an automatic distress signal. The victims were declared dead at the scene.

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