Two Britons killed in plane crash

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Published: Monday 20th April 2015 by The News Editor

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Seven people, including two Britons, have been killed in a plane crash in the Dominican Republic, officials said.

The accident is believed to have happened early today in the east of the island when the single-engine Piper PA-32 crashed shortly after take-off.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We are looking into reports of an incident involving a light aircraft in the Punta Cana region on the Dominican Republic.

“The British embassy in Santo Domingo is leasing with local authorities to urgently gather more information and stands ready to offer consular assistance if required.”

Published: Monday 20th April 2015 by The News Editor

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