Multiple Fatalities in Swedish Airplane Crash: Police

By Reuters
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July 8, 2021 Updated: July 8, 2021

STOCKHOLM—Several people died in the crash of an airplane after takeoff outside Orebro, Sweden, on Thursday, Swedish police said.

“It’s a very severe accident,” Swedish police said on their website. “Several people have died.”

Police said the plane was carrying nine people. The Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre told TT news agency it was carrying sky divers.

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Police officers observe a small aircraft that crashed at Orebro Airport, Orebro, Sweden, on July 8 2021. (TT News Agency/Jeppe Gustafsson via Reuters)
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