Small aircraft crashes into empty constructing exterior Milan, all 8 onboard die

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MILAN, Oct 3 (Reuters) – A small non-public aircraft crashed into an empty constructing on the outskirts of Milan, northern Italy, on Sunday, killing all eight folks onboard, police mentioned.

The aircraft, which took off from Milan’s Linate metropolis airport, was headed for the island of Sardinia, officers mentioned.

The crash occurred simply exterior a suburban metro station.

People within the space might hear a blast when the aircraft collided with the two-story constructing, which was empty on the time because it was being renovated.

Flames and smoke shot within the air and a number of other automobiles parked alongside the road caught hearth, witnesses mentioned, however no different casualties have been reported.

Reporting by Agnieszka Flak
Editing by Peter Graff

Fire fighters work at the scene where a small plane crashed into a building in San Donato Milanese, Italy, October 3, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Fire fighters work at the scene where a small plane crashed into a building in San Donato Milanese, Italy, October 3, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Fire fighters work at the scene where a small plane crashed into a building in San Donato Milanese, Italy, October 3, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo