WASHINGTON: Two people were killed and six others were missing when two planes collided mid-air in northwestern U.S. state Idaho.
According to the details, two people were killed when two planes collided in Idaho while the other six missings, persons are feared to have died.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened at 2:20 a.m. local time on lake Coeur d’Alene, where the plane crashed into the lake and sank.
Police officials said two bodies had been recovered from the scene while the remaining six people were still missing and were feared dead. According to initial reports, a total of eight people, including crew, were on board the two planes.
According to police, a rescue operation is underway to find the six missing persons in the accident.
Earlier last month, the wings of two small planes collided in the Canadian state of Ottawa, causing one plane to crash into the Champion Seven GB, injuring one pilot.
The arms of two small planes collided in the state of Ottawa, Canada, as a result of which one plane crashed into the sea.
According to the rescue agency, the second plane managed to land safely at the airport. There were 4 people on the plane. Fortunately, all the people in both the planes were safe.
It may be recalled that in November last year, a small plane crashed in the jungle in Ontario, Canada, as a result of which 7 people were killed.