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Brighton City Airport, known as Shoreham Airport, released this statement yesterday regarding the plane crash in Germany:
Four people are believed to have died when a jet flying from Shoreham Airport crashed in Germany, according to police. The small plane came down at lunchtime at a rubbish site near the city of Trier. All those killed are German.
Four people are believed to have died when a jet from England crashed in Germany, police said.
The small plane came down at lunchtime at a rubbish site near the city of Trier.
Police said the plane appeared to be a Cessna Citation business jet carrying two pilots and two passengers from England to an airfield at Foehren, near the crash site. All on board appeared to have died.
The aircraft damaged an electricity pylon as it came down and was ablaze when firefighters arrived at the scene.
There was no immediate word on a possible cause for the crash or the identity of the people aboard.
A photo posted on the aviation-focused Twitter account Bizjets101 appears to show the wreckage of a plane that crashed in Germany during a flight from England today:
A spokesman for Trier-Fohren airfield, where a plane has crashed, said the jet was travelling from Shoreham airport in West Sussex and that all the deceased were German.