Poland: Plane crash at Chrcynno hangar kills five and injures seven
A small plane that crashed into a hangar at an airfield near Warsaw, Poland, has killed five people, officials say.
At least seven people were also injured in the crash on Monday evening, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said.
People had been sheltering from awful weather in the hangar, Polish media reported, quoting the fire brigade.
Fire brigade representative Monika Nowakowska-Brynda said the weather conditions was a “probable cause” for the crash.
Four helicopters and 10 ambulances were dispatched to the scene of the incident in the village of Chrcynno, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Warsaw.
Polish media identified the plane that crashed as a Cessna 208.
The local fire department confirmed the incident happened at an airfield in Chrcynno and posted a photo on Facebook showing the tail of the plane sticking out of a hangar.
AFP reported that police were called at 17:40 GMT to an accident, quoting local police spokeswoman Joanna Wielocha.