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Switzerland air show crash leaves one pilot dead

Two light planes collided in flight at an air show in Dittingen, Switzerland, on Sunday, killing one of the pilots, police said.

August 24, 2015  By Thomson Reuters

The aircraft, in a German flying group of three planes, crashed at around 11:30 a.m. local time, Basel-Landschaft police said in a statement.

One of the pilots, a 50-year-old man, was killed while the other escaped unharmed by parachute. The third aircraft was able to land safely.

The cause of the accident is being investigated, police said. | READ MORE



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