Plane Crashes at Malta Airport, At Least 5 Victims Reported

Incidents | October 24, 2016, Monday // 11:04|  views


A plane has crashed in Malta. At least five people have died, reported Reuters.

Initially, Times of Malta, citing its sources, said that this was a two-engine plane of the border agency Frontex en route to Libya. This type of plane can transport up to ten people.

Frontex reported later on Twitter that the plane was no sent by the agency.

According to Malta Today, Luxembourg borrowed the plane from the US government and it was en route to Libya on a mission against human trafficking.

The crash occurred at Malta International Airport, about 5 km from the capital Valletta.

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