An airplane with nine people on board has crashed after takeoff outside Orebro, TT News Agency reported, citing authorities.
Several people were killed in the crash, which Lars Hedelin, press spokesman for the police, described to Expressen as "a total accident".
#BREAKING— Steve_Ampy 🏈 💬 (@steve_ampy) July 8, 2021
Several people died in the crash of an airplane after takeoff outside Orebro, #Sweden.
"It's a very severe accident," Swedish police said on their website. "Several people have died."
Police said the plane was carrying nine people.#Svenska pic.twitter.com/8Fj32kH5BX
According to Emil Gustavsson, rescue leader at the Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre, the aircraft in question was a skydiving plane.
Sweden’s TV4 reported that two people have been taken to hospital. A fire was reported at the crash site.