ROME (AP) — A small personal airplane carrying six passengers and a crew of two crashed Sunday right into a vacant, two-story workplace constructing in a Milan suburb, and Italian information stories mentioned all aboard perished.
The LaPresse information company initially quoted firefighters on the scene saying the pilot and all 5 passengers aboard had been killed. But later LaPresse and different media mentioned there have been eight folks aboard the flight, together with a boy.
Rai state TV mentioned the passengers had been believed to be French.
Fire officers couldn’t instantly be reached to substantiate the nationalities or the variety of folks aboard the airplane.
Firefighters tweeted that nobody aside from these aboard had been concerned within the early afternoon crash close to a subway station in San Donato Milanese, a small city close to Milan. They mentioned a number of automobiles in a close-by car parking zone had been set ablaze, however apparently the automobiles had been unoccupied on the time.
A thick column of darkish smoke rose from the crash web site and was seen for kilometers.
Firefighters had been extinguishing the flames of the now-charred constructing, which reportedly was below renovation.