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Propeller plane crashes into wind turbine, killing pilot #DEU

12:05 Feb 2 2017 Melle, Germany

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For the first time in Germany, an airplane has had a collision with a wind turbine. The crash was tragically fatal for the pilot. The incident took place outside the town of Melle in northwestern Germany on Thursday, police report. “As far as we can ascertain, it is the first such collision in Germany,” said Germout Freitag, a spokesperson for the federal office for air accidents. The reason for the crash and the identity of the pilot both remained unclear . . .
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