Training plane crashes off Lebanon, number of deaths still unknown

MENA

Published: 2021-10-13 14:48

Last Updated: 2021-10-17 18:02


Training plane crashes off Lebanon, number of deaths still unknown
Training plane crashes off Lebanon, number of deaths still unknown

Wednesday, the Lebanese Army announced that a training plane belonging to the Lebanese Aviation Club crashed into the sea off Halat, east of Beirut.

The Lebanese army said in a statement that the naval and air forces units, with the participation of the maritime rescue teams in the Civil Defense, began searching for missing persons on board the plane.

Initial information indicated that the incident resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, however, the exact number is still unknown.

Other sources indicated that two people were onboard.

Investigations are currently underway.