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In the North of Italy crashed double tourist aircraft PA-18, resulting in the death of two passengers. It is reported by Italian newspaper Ultima Ora.
The incident occurred near the town of Treviso in the evening of August 15. During takeoff the plane crashed into the medium voltage cables, caught fire and fell into the river Piave. Arrived at the scene of the crash firefighters were able to extinguish a burning PA-18, but to save those on Board had failed: their charred bodies found among the wreckage. The identity of the victims is not yet established.
In August, the wing of a passenger plane Boeing 737 with Russian tourists flying to Moscow from Bulgarian Burgas, damaged by lightning. After landing, the aircraft has inspected the equipment and found on the wing traces characteristic of lightning. Employee of the Vnukovo airport said that because of the impact charred structural elements of the wing and the rivet, however, the plane can make a flight after a thorough scan.
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