Two People Confirmed Dead after a Light Aircraft Crash in Spain’s Toledo

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Two People Confirmed Dead after a Light Aircraft Crash Spain's Toledo
Two People Confirmed Dead after a Light Aircraft Crash Spain's Toledo Credit: Pixabay

TWO people have tragically been confirmed dead after a light aircraft crash in Spain’s Toledo.

The light aircraft tragically crashed in Toledo’s La Iglesuela del Tiétar, but the cause of the crash is not yet known. It has been confirmed that two people died during Sunday’s crash.

The crash occurred shortly after midday on Sunday at the town’s aerodrome and an investigation is being carried out into the incident at La Iglesuela del Tiétar which borders on the province of Avila.

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According to sources from the Castile-La Mancha 112 emergency services the incident was reported at shortly before 1pm on Sunday afternoon. It was also confirmed that both occupants of the aircraft had sadly died.

Emergency services attended the scene of the accident in hopes of recovering people alive, but sadly both occupants who had to be freed from the aircraft by firefighters from the town of Santa Olalla in Toledo had died in the crash.

The rescue operation also consisted of an emergency doctor and members of the Guardia Civil from both Toledo and Avila. The scene of the accident was also attended by a Basic life support ambulance along with a medical helicopter in the hopes of being able to quickly transfer patients to hospital, but sadly it was not possible as both occupants of the plane were certified dead at the scene.



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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.

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