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Light aircraft crashes in cornfield during pleasure flight

National News // July 20, 2020

A light aircraft crashed in a cornfield in canton Aargau over the weekend. 

Kapo AG Light aircraft crashes in cornfield during pleasure flight

The single engine Piper Warrior was forced down near Reitnau after a mechanical failure shortly after takeoff. 

The plane had left with two people on board from the airfield in Birrfeld on a pleasure flight over the Alps. 

The pilot requested an emergency landing at an airport near Lucerne, but the plane crashed into a field nearby. 

The pilot and passenger escaped unhurt. 

Accident investigators are examining the wreckage. 


 

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