German flying student dead and instructor seriously injured in plane crash

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ONE DEAD, ONE SERIOUSLY INJURED: Emergency services at the scene of the ultralight crash in Villamartin

EMERGENCY services have confirmed that two Germans were onboard a training flight that crashed in southern Spain at around 5.30pm yesterday afternoon (Monday).

A 55-year-old student died and his 46-year-old instructor suffered serious burns after their ultralight aircraft crashed and burst into flames around 200 metres from the runway at Villamartin in Cadiz, Andalucia.

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It is reported that the student was at the controls of the Breezer low-wing, single-engine ultralight aircraft when it crashed.

The Villamartin Flying Club is set beside the old train station and is just 2km from the small town of the same name.


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