Seven people killed in Slovakia in a collision between two planes


“Soon after takeoff, after the first manoeuvre, the two planes collided due to causes that are not yet known,” said Interior Minister Robert Kalinak. Fortunately, thirty-one parachutists from the team managed to jump 1,500m (4,921ft) to safety but five of them suffered minor injuries. Nobody was hospitalized, The real cause of the accident was not known but possibly one of the planes suddenly lose altitude. After the accident, wreckage was discovered in a dense forested area near the western town of Cerveny Kamen, 150 km (94 miles) north of the capital Bratislava. One of the planes was in flames. Rescue workers were using helicopters to reach the crash site. Slovak Health Minister Viliam Cislak and Interior Minister Robert Kalinak were heading to the crash site.The air show has now been cancelled.


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