|There were 8 skydivers on board, photo: file|
Quora News STOCKHOLM: A plane carrying aerial divers crashed to the ground in Sweden after a fire broke out, killing nine people, including eight skydivers.
According to the International News Agency, the pilot of the plane “DHC-2 Turbo Beaver” from Obero, Sweden, flew with 8 skydivers performing stunts in the air, but immediately the plane caught fire.
After the fire, the plane hesitantly crashed in the plains. By the time firefighters arrived, the plane was reduced to ashes. The bodies of the pilot and eight skydivers have been recovered from the wreckage.
The cause of the crash has not yet been determined, but Federal Aviation has formed an inquiry committee to investigate the crash.
It should be noted that 9 people were killed in a similar accident in Sweden in 2019, including 8 skydivers and the cause of the accident was to carry more than the prescribed weight in the plane.